Subject: Political Studies
Credit units: 3
College: Arts and Science
Department: Political Studies


Covers topics in Political Studies, offered by the Washington Center, Washington D.C. Possible courses include Religion and Global Politics, Peaceful Solutions, The Road to the White House, Ethics and the U.S. Congress, How Washington Really Works, U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century, Peaceful Solutions, International Human Rights, The Rationality/ Psychology of Conflict, Violence, and War, Most Dangerous Woman in the World, Intercultural Communications, Public Policies that Reduce Hunger and Poverty, U.S. and China in the 20th and 21st Centuries, Global Policy Issues, Strategic Communication for the Policy Making Process, Press, Politics, and Power, Campaigning for a Cause, Scandalous Washington, Crime, Power, & Punishment, Citizenship in Multicultural Society, Government and Business in the New Economic and Political Reality, Introduction to Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, International Organizations and Humanitarian Law, Managing the American Intelligence Community, Non-profit Leadership and Management, or other topics approved by the Department of Political Studies.

Prerequisite(s): 60 credit units of university level study including 6 credit units senior POLS
Note: Registration in this course is restricted to students selected for the Washington Center Term Abroad program.

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