Principles of Comparative Politics

Principles of Comparative Politics
An introduction to the subfield of comparative politics for advanced students and majors. Basic concepts, theories, and methods of comparative politics and political science.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPoli 200.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 250
Course Outcomes

Effective Research and Analysis

In this course, you will learn how to complete a research project

Be intellectually enlarged

Demonstrates a familarity with comparative politics

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

In this course, you will learn how to critique and construct theories in comparative politics through a number of individual, group, oral and written exercises.

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Thus, you will deepen your familiarity with the research traditions and theoretical paradigms of comparative politics and of political science more broadly.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

All of the above items also contribute to the development of this skill.