Fall Semester 2014

  1. Political Science (PS)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A101 *Intro to American Government 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      ARTS 116
      Mathie, M 15

      CRN: 75076
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      An introduction to the historical and constitutional foundations of American government; the political activities of parties, groups, and the media; public decision-making by the executive, Congress, and the courts; and current economic, environmental, social, and foreign issues and policies.

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    3.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      PSB 166
      Mathie, M 29

      CRN: 74565
      Section: 603
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      An introduction to the historical and constitutional foundations of American government; the political activities of parties, groups, and the media; public decision-making by the executive, Congress, and the courts; and current economic, environmental, social, and foreign issues and policies.

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      Nabors, F 1

      CRN: 74567
      Section: 801
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      An introduction to the historical and constitutional foundations of American government; the political activities of parties, groups, and the media; public decision-making by the executive, Congress, and the courts; and current economic, environmental, social, and foreign issues and policies.

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    An introduction to the historical and constitutional foundations of American government; the political activities of parties, groups, and the media; public decision-making by the executive, Congress, and the courts; and current economic, environmental, social, and foreign issues and policies.

  4. A102 *Intro to Political Science 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   01:00PM-2:15PM
      SSB 213
      Wheeler, V 5

      CRN: 74569
      Section: 603
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      The exploration of basic principles and processes of major branches of the discipline of political science, including American government, comparative politics, international relations and political philosophy.

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      Pace, K 13

      CRN: 74572
      Section: 801
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      The exploration of basic principles and processes of major branches of the discipline of political science, including American government, comparative politics, international relations and political philosophy.

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      DISTANCE
      Hohman-Billmeier, K 24

      CRN: 81741
      Section: 802
      Date Range: 08/25-12/13

      The exploration of basic principles and processes of major branches of the discipline of political science, including American government, comparative politics, international relations and political philosophy.

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    The exploration of basic principles and processes of major branches of the discipline of political science, including American government, comparative politics, international relations and political philosophy.

  5. A301 Comparative Political Economy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    02:30PM-3:45PM
      SSB 251
      Signe Gnechie, L -1

      CRN: 79217
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      Explores how political power shapes economic outcomes and how economic forces influence political action. Includes an introduction to the prominent theories of international political economy (IPE), describes IPE institutions, and presents and analyzes global trade and development theories and other contemporary challenges to IPE.

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    Explores how political power shapes economic outcomes and how economic forces influence political action. Includes an introduction to the prominent theories of international political economy (IPE), describes IPE institutions, and presents and analyzes global trade and development theories and other contemporary challenges to IPE.

  6. A312 Comparative Northern Politics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   02:30PM-3:45PM
      ESH 210
      Mathie, M 23

      CRN: 81184
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      Detailed comparative analysis of political systems, political actors, and political institutions across the northern region, to contrast such entities and evaluate the complex range of issues relevant to the region and the international community.

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    Detailed comparative analysis of political systems, political actors, and political institutions across the northern region, to contrast such entities and evaluate the complex range of issues relevant to the region and the international community.

  7. A322 U.S. Foreign Policy 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 251
      Signe Gnechie, L 12

      CRN: 74575
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      Examines the heritage of United States foreign policy, the processes involved in the formation and implementation of policy, and the environment in which these factors occur.

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    Examines the heritage of United States foreign policy, the processes involved in the formation and implementation of policy, and the environment in which these factors occur.

  8. A330 American Political Tradition 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    11:30AM-12:45PM
      ARTS 117
      Muller, J 32

      CRN: 74576
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      The political theory of liberal democracy examined in its application to crucial events in American political history, with emphasis on the American founding era.

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    The political theory of liberal democracy examined in its application to crucial events in American political history, with emphasis on the American founding era.

  9. A332 *Hist Political Phil I:Classic 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    01:00PM-2:15PM
      ARTS 117
      Muller, J 29

      CRN: 74577
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      Political philosophy from Plato to Marsilius, with emphasis on natural right.

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    Political philosophy from Plato to Marsilius, with emphasis on natural right.

  10. A341 The United States Congress 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   04:00PM-5:15PM
      SSB 253
      Nabors, F 37

      CRN: 75078
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      Examines the organization of the U.S. Congress and its role in the American political system. Topics include theories of representative government, the internal dynamics of Congress, and forces that influence its ability to act within the constitutional system.

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    Examines the organization of the U.S. Congress and its role in the American political system. Topics include theories of representative government, the internal dynamics of Congress, and forces that influence its ability to act within the constitutional system.

  11. A343 Constitutional Law 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   07:00PM-8:15PM
      SSB 213
      Mathie, M 15

      CRN: 81185
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      Introduces students to American constitutional law through a study of the history of the Constitution and selected landmark Supreme Course cases. Topics covered are separation of powers, judicial review, civil rights and liberties, property and economic rights and others.
      Crosslisted with JUST A343.

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    Introduces students to American constitutional law through a study of the history of the Constitution and selected landmark Supreme Course cases. Topics covered are separation of powers, judicial review, civil rights and liberties, property and economic rights and others.
    Crosslisted with JUST A343.

  12. A346 Alaska Native Politics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    05:30PM-8:15PM
      PSB 148
      Blatchford, E 6

      CRN: 74579
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      Introduction to historical relationships among federal, territorial, state and local laws and policies as they affect Alaska Natives and Native/non-Native relations. Includes contemporary issues and comparative case studies.
      Special Note: May be used to fulfill the Alaska studies requirement for teacher certification.
      Registration Restrictions: Upper division standing
      Crosslisted with AKNS A346

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    Introduction to historical relationships among federal, territorial, state and local laws and policies as they affect Alaska Natives and Native/non-Native relations. Includes contemporary issues and comparative case studies.
    Special Note: May be used to fulfill the Alaska studies requirement for teacher certification.
    Registration Restrictions: Upper division standing
    Crosslisted with AKNS A346

  13. A361 Social Sci Research Methods 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    10:00AM-11:15AM
      SSB 250
      Pfeiffer, K 2

      CRN: 74582
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07

      Provides a firm grounding in rigorous and ethical social science research. Examines various social science research methods, including surveys, experiments, content analyses, interviews and focus groups, and explores methodological challenges, such as hypothesis testing, measurement issues and sampling strategies.
      Crosslisted with SOC A361

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    Provides a firm grounding in rigorous and ethical social science research. Examines various social science research methods, including surveys, experiments, content analyses, interviews and focus groups, and explores methodological challenges, such as hypothesis testing, measurement issues and sampling strategies.
    Crosslisted with SOC A361

  14. A490 Studies in Politics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     07:00PM-9:45PM
      SSB 250
      Muller, J 19

      CRN: 75083
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07
      Section Title: Empire, Race, War & Religion

      An examination of an aspect of politics from the perspective of a major field in the political science discipline (comparative politics, international relations, political philosophy, American politics and political behavior). Field and subject studied will vary from year to year.
      Special Note: Subtitle varies; may be repeated with different subtitles.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing
      May be stacked with: PS A690

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    An examination of an aspect of politics from the perspective of a major field in the political science discipline (comparative politics, international relations, political philosophy, American politics and political behavior). Field and subject studied will vary from year to year.
    Special Note: Subtitle varies; may be repeated with different subtitles.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing
    May be stacked with: PS A690

  15. A492 *Senior Seminar in Politics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M      07:00PM-9:45PM
      SSB 119
      Pace, K 1

      CRN: 75082
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07
      Section Title: The Cold War...Back to Future?

      Senior Integrative Capstone course required of all Political Science majors. An examination of a single major problem in the study of politics.
      Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses. Senior standing and at least one upper-division course from another social science.

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    Senior Integrative Capstone course required of all Political Science majors. An examination of a single major problem in the study of politics.
    Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses. Senior standing and at least one upper-division course from another social science.

  16. A495 Internship Political Science 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.      F  11:30AM-12:45PM
      SSB 366
      Nabors, F 8

      CRN: 74585
      Section: 601
      Date Range: 08/29-08/29

      Students apply the subject matter of political science in an agency or community setting.
      Special Note: Internships vary; may be repeated once for credit with a different internship.
      Registration Restrictions: Junior standing. Faculty permission required.

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    Students apply the subject matter of political science in an agency or community setting.
    Special Note: Internships vary; may be repeated once for credit with a different internship.
    Registration Restrictions: Junior standing. Faculty permission required.

  17. A690 Studies in Politics 3.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T     07:00PM-9:45PM
      SSB 250
      Muller, J 10

      CRN: 79219
      Section: 651
      Date Range: 08/25-12/07
      Section Title: Empire, Race, War & Religion

      An examination of an aspect of politics from the perspective of a major field in the political science discipline (comparative politics, international relations, political philosophy, American politics, and political behavior). Field and subject studied will vary from year to year.
      Special Note: Subtitle varies; may be repeated with different subtitles.
      May be stacked with: PS A490

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    An examination of an aspect of politics from the perspective of a major field in the political science discipline (comparative politics, international relations, political philosophy, American politics, and political behavior). Field and subject studied will vary from year to year.
    Special Note: Subtitle varies; may be repeated with different subtitles.
    May be stacked with: PS A490

* - Course meets a GER requirement

 

All classes are subject to change.