Politics - Course of Study

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PO 11 Introduction to American Politics
PO 12 Introduction to Comparative Politics
PO 14 Introduction to Political Theory

Political Theory

PO 112 Critiques in Contemporary Political Thought
PO 116 Utopian Politics 
PO 118 American Political Thought
PO 119 Sex, Sexuality and Gender 
PO 123 Modern Political Ideologies
PO 153 The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender 
PO 220 Seminar on Feminist Theory

International Relations

PO 130 International Relations
PO 131 International Environmental Policy 
PO 132 Climate Change: Politics and Policy 
PO 136/IL 151 Gender, War and Peace
PO 133 United States Foreign Policy
PO 134 Globalization: Who Rules the World?

Comparative Politics

PO 139 European Politics
PO 140 Islam and Muslim Politics
PO 141 African Politics
PO 142 Latin American Politics
PO 143 Caribbean Politics
PO 144 Middle Eastern Politics
PO 145 Asian Politics
PO 146 Three Giants in Asia
PO 147 Northern Ireland: The Politics of War and Peace
PO 148 Political Violence
PO 149 Third World: Common Fate? Common Bond?
PO 249 Seminar on Russia
PO 344 Seminar on Middle East Politics

American Politics

PO 115 Introduction to the Study of Peace and Justice 
PO 150 Urban Politics
PO 151 Politics of the Immigrant: The Irish Catholic and the East European Jewish Communities
PO 155 Public Administration
PO 161 The American Presidency
PO 162 United States Congress
PO 163 Supreme Court I
PO 164 Supreme Court II
PO 165 Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Public Opinion
PO 166 American Public Policy 
PO 167 Media and Politics 
PO 169 US Environmental Politics and Policy

Internships, Independent Study Courses, and Special Topics

PO 190 Special Topics in Politics 
PO 296 State Legislature Internship
PO 297 Washington Semester Internship 
PO 298 Politics Internship 
PO 390 Politics Seminar 
PO 398 Independent Study/Research