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Political Science

POLS 207


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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

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Comparative Government


Course Description

This course is a comparative study of political communities. The course examines the development and spread of varied political ideologies (communism, fascism and liberalism) and their impact on crafting different approaches to governmental organization. A global approach to this topic will involve examining individual countries and regions from around the world.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Summarize the rise and history of political ideologies in the modern world.
  • Apply basic terms used in the comparative study of government.
  • Analyze problems within and between particular countries.
  • Identify emerging world political trends and conflicts.
  • Examine how government institutions reflect different approaches to governmental organization.
  • Analyze the formation and implementation of public policy in different political communities.
  • Investigate levels of political participation and support for political parties among citizens and groups.
  • Explain the importance of political parties in different political settings.
  • Contrast differences between key political ideologies.
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