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CURRENT SEMESTER
 

PS103: U.S. Political System (Online)

Your basic, run-of-the-mill intro to American government course.  Covers the Founding, civil rights/liberties, major institutions, linkage institutions, and political participation.  Online edition.

PREVIOUS SEMESTERS
 

PS230: American Public Policy
“Major foreign and domestic policies of the U.S. with emphasis on current issues.”

PS310: Government and Politics in the American States
“In-depth analysis of the government processes and management of the American states with particular emphasis placed on their interaction.”

UI320: Modern Presidency
“Examination of the modern American presidency from the combined perspectives of history, political science, and speech communication.”
PS618: Public Policy Analysis--Fall 2010
A course designed for and aimed at MPA students that are seeking to learn the ins and outs of how to analyze public policy.  This course uses both theoretical and practical applications to help students relate course content to their current positions or future career goals.
PS103: U.S. Political System (Face-to-Face)--Fall 2010
Your basic, run-of-the-mill intro to American government course.  Covers the Founding, civil rights/liberties, major institutions, linkage institutions, and political participation.
 PS240: Introduction to Political Science--Spring 2011
An undergraduate version of scope and methods for political science, which examines all subfields from an international and domestic perspective along with the major research and statistical methods utilized in the discipline.
PS691: Grants & Fundraising--Spring 2011
A course designed for and aimed at MPA students that are seeking to learn the process of fundraising and grant writing in both the non-profit and public sectors.  Class is heavily applied in nature.

PS360: Political Parties and Voting Behavior--Fall 2011
We'll be taking a look at political parties, campaigns and elections, and the Tea Party!
PS691: Emergency and Disaster Management--Fall 2011

This course is an introduction to policies and practices intended to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the damage done by natural disasters, industrial accidents and terrorist attacks in the United States and its states.  The costs posed by these hazards continue to challenge managers at all levels of government and in the private sector.  The September 11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina symbolized these challenges and made them much more visible than ever before.