Political Science (POL SCI)

Political Science (POL SCI) 200  
Principles of Political Science  

Basic principles of political science. History, theories, and various traditional and modern approaches to the study of political institutions and ideas. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
IAI: S5 903 GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
Political Science (POL SCI) 201  
The National Government  

Development, organization, and functioning of the American national government; origin, growth, and interpretation of the Constitution; and legislative, executive, and judicial processes; administrative development, controls, organization and activities. Successful completion of this course may be used to fulfill the graduation requirement to pass the United States Constitution examination. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: S5 900 GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
Political Science (POL SCI) 202  
Urban Government & Politics  

Development, forms, functions, powers and problems of urban government in the United States. Emphasis on metropolitan areas, such as Chicago, and intergovernmental relations; examination of local politics and pressure group activity, administrative organization and fiscal responsibilities. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
Political Science (POL SCI) 203  
Comparative Government  

Principles of comparative study of political systems; political culture, governmental structures and institutions, political parties, groups, and ideology; understanding of political systems other than American. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, WR  
IAI: S5 905 GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
Political Science (POL SCI) 204  
International Relations  

Study of international relations, analysis of international behavior; role of nation-state and international organizations; factors underlying the development, character and, application of foreign policy; war and peace; major social and political forces at work in the contemporary world system. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, TR, WR  
IAI: S5 904 GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
Political Science (POL SCI) 205  
Public Administration  

Introduction to principles of public administration including the role of administration in modern government and administrative responsibility; organization, personnel management, fiscal operations, budgeting, purchasing, and planning. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
Political Science (POL SCI) 206  
American Foreign Policy  

Examination of conduct and control of American foreign policy in today's complex world; analysis of development of American traditions in foreign policy, machinery which exists for conduct of American foreign relations, factors influencing foreign policy of the United States, and policies and problems relating to countries and regions of the world. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
Political Science (POL SCI) 207  
U.S. State & Local Government  

Study of state and local political jurisdictions and systems, including their powers, organization, functions, development and contemporary problems. This course will examine the American federal system with special emphasis directed to the governmental structures and public policies of Illinois. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK  
IAI: S5 902 GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
Political Science (POL SCI) 211  
Analysis Of White Racism  

Nature of white racism: political, economic, social, psychological effects on blacks and whites. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
Political Science (POL SCI) 215  
Politics Of Community Organization  

Analysis of voting trends; discussion with community spokesmen and politicians; class participation in community politics such as voter registration and political education; how Chicago is governed; role of Republican and Democratic parties and independents. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences