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POLS& 204 - Comparative Government

5 Credits
Comparative political analysis of at least three important states of the modern world (United States not included). Includes analysis of recent history, political systems, and leadership.

Course Note Previously POL S 130.
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Designed to Serve For all students with a general interest in politics
Active Date 2012-09-28

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
AA
  • Diversity & Globalism
  • Social Science Area I

Course Outline
I. Country 1 a. Dominant recent history b. Political belief system c. Political decision making institutions d. Leaders and followers II. Country 2 a. Dominant recent history b. Political belief system c. Political decision making institutions d. Leaders and followers III. Country 3 a. Dominant recent history b. Political belief system c. Political decision making institutions d. Leaders and followers

Student Learning Outcomes
Analyze and compare political institutions in different (three or more) modern states.

Use critical thinking skills to examine the dominant political belief systems in three or more countries in the world.

Critically compare competing theoretical frameworks that explain the differences and diversity of the states.



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