Tentative Course Offerings 2022-2023

Schedule is very tentative and subject to change. Check back often for updates.

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Course Description F W S Faculty
POLS 111 California Constitution and Government X X X Staff
POLS 112

American and California Government 

X X X Staff
POLS 180 Political Inquiry X X X Andrews/Simmt
POLS 225 Introduction to International Relations X X   Barclay/Mulholland
POLS 229 Introduction to Comparative Politics X   X Mulholland/Simmt
POLS 230 Basic Concepts of Political Thought X   X Cravens/Kline
POLS 245 Judicial Process X X X Staff
POLS 285 Model United Nations   X   Arceneaux
POLS 295 Foundations of Mock Trial X     Porter
POLS 308 Collective Violence & Conflict Resolution   X   Leithner
POLS 310 Politics of Ethnicity & Gender     X Williams
POLS 315 The American Presidency X     Savage
POLS 316 Political Participation X     Arrington
POLS 317 Campaign & Elections     X Latner
POLS 319 United States Congress     X Staff
POLS 321 Comparative Political Culture     X Zhang
POLS 324 International Relations Theory - - -  
POLS 325 Global Political Issues X X   Staff
POLS 328 Politics of Developing Areas - Latin America/Asia   X   Arceneaux/Simmt
POLS 329 Ancient & Medieval Political Thought - - -  
POLS 330 Modern Political Thought - - -  
POLS 331 Contemporary Political Thought - - -  
POLS 332 World Food Systems     X Hurt
POLS 334 Jurisprudence   X X Andrews
POLS 337   - - -  
POLS 338 Critical Issues in American Politics   X   Williams
POLS 339 Authoritarian and Democratic Rule     X Arceneaux
POLS 340 American Judicial Politics  X X   Porter/Settle
POLS 341 American Constitutional Law   X X Savage/Settle
POLS 342 Constitutional Theory   X   Settle
POLS 343 Civil Rights in America X X  


POLS 344 Civil Liberties X X X Savage
POLS 347 Politics and Popular Culture     X


POLS 348 Early American Political Thought - - -  
POLS 349 Contemporary American Political Thought - - -  
POLS 351 Public Policy and Administration X   X Cravens/Giordono
POLS 359 Research Design X X X Arrington/Simmt
POLS 361 Data Analysis in Political Science X X X Battle/Simmt
POLS 375 California Politics   X   Staff
POLS 380 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - - -  
POLS 381 Peace and War     X Arceneaux
POLS 382 Comparative Foreign Policy X     Leithner
POLS 383 Politics of the European Union X     Leithner
POLS 384 Comparative Law   X   Andrews
POLS 385 Advanced Model United Nations   X X Arceneaux
POLS 386 Government Internship X X X


POLS 387 Research Internship X X X Staff
POLS 395 Advanced Mock Trial   X   Porter
POLS 400 Special Problems for Adv Undergraduates X X X Staff
POLS 417 Feminist Legal Theory - - -  
POLS 419 Social Movements   X   Williams
POLS 420 US Foreign Policy   X   Hurt
POLS 425 Political Corruption   X   Battle/Simmt
POLS 426 International Organizations and Law     X Hurt
POLS 427 Politics of the Global Economy X     Hurt
POLS 428 Issues/Topics - Civil Military Relations LA     X Arceneaux
POLS 429 Issues/Topics - Middle Eastern Politics   X   Bedenlier
POLS 430 Issues/Topics - Disability, Allyship, Identity, and Politics   X   Moore
POLS 431 Issues/Topics - Gender and Judiciary     X Arrington
POLS 435 Political Communication     X Leithner
POLS 440 CA Bill Project - - -  
POLS 445 Voting Rights and Representation   X   Latner
POLS 451 Technology and Public Policy   X   Hurt
POLS 452 Technology and Intl Development X     Hurt
POLS 455 Grant Writing     X Warren
POLS 457 US Reproductive Politics - - -  
POLS 459 Politics of Poverty     X Williams
POLS 461 Senior Project I X X X Staff
POLS 462 Senior Project II X X X Staff
POLS 470 Selected Advanced Topics - - -  
POLS 471 Urban Politics X     Latner
POLS 500 Independent Study X X X Staff
POLS 510 Research Design X     Arrington
POLS 515 Public Policy X     Giordono
POLS 518 Public Policy Analysis   X   Giordono
POLS 540 Leadership & Management      X Warren
POLS 550 Regulatory and Economic Policy   X   Giordono
POLS 560 Quantitative Methods     X Battle
POLS 568 Special Topics in Public Policy     X Giordono
POLS 570 TBD        
POLS 586 Policy Internship X X X


POLS 590 Graduate Seminar X X   Arrington/Giordono
POLS 595 Comprehensive Exam Prep X   X Battle

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