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2016-2017 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Feb 29, 2024
2016-2017 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course is designed to introduce the beginning graduate student to the major conceptual and theoretical issues of contemporary political science. During the term, focus will be in three basic areas of inquiry; a) political science as a science; b) paradigms, frameworks, approaches; and c) examination of contemporary examples of applications of the above in various substantive fields of political science.
Academic Career: GRAD
Course Component: Seminar
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis
Course Requirements: PLAN: Political Science (MA or PHD)

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