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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 101
Title Introduction to Political Science
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII/V


The purpose of this course is to introduce the study of political science. Emphasis is placed upon the core concepts, research methods and techniques, philosophies, and theories that pertain to political science. Attention will be devoted to identification and explanation of the major substantive areas of political science. In addition, the requirements, activities, curriculum and opportunities that constitute the political science program are identified and explained. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Political Science majors.