PO 110 Introduction to Politics (3)
An introduction to the basic elements of modern politics. There are two main focuses of the course. The first is on the forces which impact on politics generally: the global system, economic factors, ideology, and culture (i.e., symbols, belief systems, norms, and values). The second is on domestic institutional and organizational arrangements: constitutional structures, legislatures, executives, bureaucracies, judiciaries, and elections.