2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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POLS& 201 - Introduction to Political Theory



5.0 Credits
Explores the sources of human conflict, freedom, equality, good governance, the use of power, justice, and the question of obedience.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL& 101.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts and themes used in the field of political theory (community and individualism, class, equality and inequality, order, power and its limits, authority, scope and duty of government, scope and duty of citizenship, power and knowledge, and ideology).
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the evolving conversation about the major concepts and themes used in the field of political theory.
  3. Analyze contemporary social, political, and economic issues using political theory concepts.
  4. Make critical judgments regarding social, political, and economic issues using political theory concepts.



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