Political Science (PSC)

PSC-201  American Government & Economics  (3 credits)  

This course is a study of the American political and economic systems including the theories underlying them, political parties, pressure groups, the money system, the credit system and the relations between government and the economy. This course meets the core requirements in political science/economics.

PSC-250  International Relations  (3 credits)  

This course is a practical study and application of theory and contemporary realities of relations among nations. there is a unit on international procedures and organizations,contemporary foreign policy problems. Students will actively participate in Model United Nations at Harvard University. Students may take this course more than once.

PSC-342  Social & Political Philosophy  (3 credits)  

This course is a study of social and political theories in their relation to philosophical problems;the nature of the social and political institutions and obligations, the basis of knowledge of social and political obligations,the grounds for sound social and political decisions.

Prerequisite(s): Take PHI-201 or RS-201

PSC-349  Political Activism  (3 credits)  

This is a course that gives students a combination of academic knowledge and practical experience in the electoral process, utilizing fieldwork,guided reading and seminar discussion.

PSC-350  International Relations  (3 credits)  

This course is a practical study and application of theory and contemporary realities of relations among nations. There is a unit on international procedures and organizations, contemporary foreign policy problems. Students will actively participate in Model United Nations at Harvard University. Students may take this course more than once.

PSC-389  Special Topics Study Abroad  (3 credits)  

This course is a study of social and political theories in their relation to philosophical problems: the nature of the social and political institutions and obligations, the basis of knowledge of social and political obligations, the grounds for sound social and political decisions.

PSC-450  International Relations  (3 credits)  

This course is a practical study and application of theory and contemporary realities of relations among nations. There is a unit on international procedures and organizations, contemporary foreign policy problems. Students will actively participate in Model United Nations at Harvard University. Students may take this course more than once.

PSC-652  Politics & Economics of Health  (3 credits)  

This course examines the relationship of government and economics to the health care systems from the perspectives of regulations and financial provisions. It looks at national,state and local political struggles and alternatives and policy issues such as cost containment and national health insurance.

PSC-999  Political Science Core Elective  (3 credits)  

Course transfers in as a political science core elective.