Political Theory Courses

POLS 240 Political Theory
Professor Old
Cr. 3
An examination of the meaning and utility of theory in contemporary Political Science. Narrative/prescriptive theories as well as analytical and empirical theories are surveyed and examined.

POLS 250 Political Philosophy
Professor to be announced
Cr. 3
A survey of the major formulations and problems of Western political thought as developed by Political philosophers from the Greeks through the modern area.

POLS 312/512  Principles of Peace and Social Justice
Professor Geiman (Philosophy)
Cr. 3
Focuses on social responsibility by examining the means of establishing justice, achieving peace, and resolving conflicts nonviolently. 

POLS 355/555 Problems in Political Philosophy
Professor Old
Cr. 3
The study of one or more specific problems or philosophers in modern political philosophy.
Prerequisite: POLS 240 or POLS 250 or consent of the instructor.