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POLS210M - Introduction to Political Science (3-0-3)

This course is an introduction to the field of political science. Political philosophy, political ideologies, nationalism, cultures, and institutions will be discussed as well as public opinion, political parties, interest groups, international relations concepts and theories, and voting behavior. Throughout the course, the concepts of power and legitimacy, elitism and pluralism will guide discussion. American and comparative examples will be utilized. Prerequisite: ENGL110M with a grade of “C” or better