Political Science

PLS 135 (3 CR)
American National Politics

Teaches political institutions and processes of the national government of the United States, focuses on the Congress, presidency, and the courts, and on their interrelationships.  Gives attention to public opinion, suffrage, elections, political parties, interest groups, civil rights, domestic policy, and foreign relations.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

PLS 211-212
U. S. Government I-II (3 CR) (3 CR)

Teaches structure, operation, and process of national, state, and local governments.  Includes in-depth study of the three branches of the government and of public policy.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

PLS 241-242 (3 CR) (3 CR)
International Relations I-II

Teaches geographic, demographic, economic, ideological, and other factors conditioning the policies of countries and discusses conflicts and their adjustment.  Lecture 3 hours per week.