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Course Number: POSCI 1
Government and Politics in the United States
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Introduction to principles and the political process of national, state, and local government: Emphasis on national government and the Constitution. 2207.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4; CSU American Institutions, Group 2, 3

 

Course Number: POSCI 2
Comparative Government
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Comparative analysis in government and politics: Political leadership, citizenship participation, centers of power, and political problems of selected governments.  2207.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4
 

Course Number: POSCI 3
International Relations
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Nature of relations among nation-states: Analysis of basic forces affecting the formulation of foreign policy, dynamics of international politics, survey of rise and development of the nation-state system, problems of nationalism and imperialism with emphasis on development since World War II, and evolution and operation of the United Nations.   2207.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4
 

Course Number: POSCI 5
American Politics and Minority Groups
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC  (pending)
Description: Role and experience of ethnic groups in the American political system: Expression and resolution of political conflicts, contemporary political experiences, problems of selected ethnic groups, proposed solutions to these problems, and practical political techniques for the achievement of such solutions.  2207.00
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D; IGETC area 4; CSU American Institutions, Group 2
 

Course Number: POSCI 16
State and Local Government
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Survey of governmental institutions and politics in California and the San Francisco Bay Area: Development of public policy and current issues such as federalism, elections, taxation, land uses, and political parties.   2207.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; CSU American Institutions,  Group 3
 

Course Number: POSCI 48NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Political Science
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 2207.00
 

Course Number: POSCI 49
Independent Study in Political Science
Units: .5-5
Class: (GR or P/NP)
Course study under this section may be repeated three times for a maximum of 5 units.
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Independent Study. 2207.00
 

Course Number: POSCI 248NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Political Science
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 2207.00