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Class Schedule For Political Science - Fall2022

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POLS 1 - Essentials Of Government (3 Units)

Examines the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. system of governments and the ideas and values on which they are based. Fulfills state code requirements for U.S. Constitution and California State and Local Government. Students who believe they have a good fundamental knowledge of the institutions of American Government are encouraged to consider a designated upper division course to fulfill the state requirement.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
03 book for POLS 1 Section 03 86379 1 Lecture 50/25 MW ALP122 0130PM-0245PM Britton,Rebecca L CON+CA,GE AREA D
08 book for POLS 1 Section 08 86382 1 Lecture 45/25 MWF ALP122 1100AM-1150AM Pryor,Joshua M CON+CA,GE AREA D
09 book for POLS 1 Section 09 86383 1 Lecture 45/30 MWF ALP212 1100AM-1150AM Lapp,Nancy CON+CA,GE AREA D
14 book for POLS 1 Section 14 86385 1 Lecture 45/25 WEBONLINE - Wadle,Michael J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
15 book for POLS 1 Section 15 86386 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Arns,Christopher J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
17 book for POLS 1 Section 17 86388 1 Lecture 45/20 T CLV145 0700PM-0950PM Guerrero,Mario CON+CA,GE AREA D
18 book for POLS 1 Section 18 86389 1 Lecture 45/20 WEBONLINE - Wadle,Michael J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
19 book for POLS 1 Section 19 86390 1 Lecture 46/15 TR ARC1007 0900AM-1015AM Towler,Christopher CON+CA,GE AREA D
20 book for POLS 1 Section 20 85618 1 Lecture 50/10 MWF ALP235 1100AM-1150AM Choppin,Corin CON+CA,GE AREA D
21 book for POLS 1 Section 21 85624 1 Lecture 45/20 WEBONLINE - Arns,Christopher J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
22 book for POLS 1 Section 22 86391 1 Lecture 45/30 MWF ALP122 1000AM-1050AM Pryor,Joshua M CON+CA,GE AREA D
23 book for POLS 1 Section 23 85655 1 Lecture 45/25 MWF ALP212 1000AM-1050AM Lapp,Nancy CON+CA,GE AREA D
24 book for POLS 1 Section 24 85706 1 Lecture 50/15 TR ALP122 0130PM-0245PM Cascaddan,Daniel CON+CA,GE AREA D
28 book for POLS 1 Section 28 85712 1 Lecture 88/35 M MND1015 0700PM-0950PM Launey,Richard A CON+CA,GE AREA D
31 book for POLS 1 Section 31 85857 1 Lecture 45/0 W ALP212 0700PM-0950PM Guerrero,Mario CON+CA,GE AREA D
34 book for POLS 1 Section 34 85952 1 Lecture 214/145 TR DLN1004 1200PM-0115PM Martin,Danielle CON+CA,GE AREA D
35 book for POLS 1 Section 35 86656 1 Lecture 40/0 MWF TAH1004 0900AM-0950AM Pryor,Joshua M CON+CA,GE AREA D
37 book for POLS 1 Section 37 86764 1 Lecture 40/0 TR ALP122 1200PM-0115PM Cascaddan,Daniel CON+CA,GE AREA D
39 book for POLS 1 Section 39 86846 1 Lecture 40/0 MW AMD252 0130PM-0245PM Pryor,Joshua M CON+CA,GE AREA D
40 book for POLS 1 Section 40 87016 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Harper,H. James AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
41 book for POLS 1 Section 41 87017 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Harper,H. James AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
42 book for POLS 1 Section 42 87042 1 Lecture 40/25 MWF AMD240 1000AM-1050AM Choppin,Corin CON+CA,GE AREA D

POLS 1H - Honors Government (3 Units)

Explores some of the most influential works of politics and political writing in American history, and challenges contemporary analysis of political institutions and processes. Examines the structure of the Constitution, issues of federalism, the growth of civil rights, and the processes of government, with a comparative element. Explores the unique characteristics of California state politics.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 1H Section 01 85599 1 Seminar 25/1 TR AMD260 1030AM-1145AM Sampanis,Maria CON+CA,GE AREA D
02 book for POLS 1H Section 02 86443 1 Seminar 25/15 TR AMD260 1200PM-0115PM Sampanis,Maria CON+CA,GE AREA D

POLS 21 - First Year Seminar (3 Units)

Introduction to the meaning of higher education, the resources of the University, and skills for lifelong learning. Designed to help students develop academic success strategies, and to improve information literacy, intercultural competence, and integrative thinking. Provides students with the opportunity to interact with fellow students and seminar faculty to build a community of academic and personal support. Units may not be applied toward Political Science, International Relations, or Political Science-Journalism majors, or Political Science minor.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
1 book for POLS 21 Section 1 86765 1 Discussion 30/30 TR AMD262 0900AM-1015AM Martin,Danielle E

POLS 35 - World Politics (3 Units)

Basic introduction to global politics focusing on a broad range of issues and problems relating to conflict and cooperation among nations, and on similarities and differences among nations' governmental institutions, structures and processes.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 35 Section 01 86392 1 Lecture 34/0 TR AMD252 1200PM-0115PM Lee,Young-Im GE AREA D
02 book for POLS 35 Section 02 86393 1 Lecture 34/4 TR AMD260 0300PM-0415PM Sampanis,Maria GE AREA D

POLS 100 - Intro Rsrch Meth Pol Sci (3 Units)

Examines the foundations of scientific research methodology in political and social science. Designed to introduce students to the basic conceptual, observational and analytical methods of empirical research in political science and related social sciences.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 100 Section 01 85534 1 Discussion 30/0 TR DH209 0130PM-0245PM Jackson,Jaime
02 book for POLS 100 Section 02 85535 1 Discussion 37/0 TR MND2007 1200PM-0115PM Jackson,Jaime

POLS 110 - Political Thought I (3 Units)

History of political theory, covering some important thinkers and topics during the Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern periods.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 110 Section 01 85536 1 Discussion 40/0 MWF AMD252 1100AM-1150AM Hertzoff,Andrew S

POLS 111 - Political Thought II (3 Units)

History of political theory, covering some important thinkers and topics from the Early Modern period to the early 20th century.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 111 Section 01 86904 1 Discussion 40/1 MWF AMD252 1000AM-1050AM Hertzoff,Andrew S

POLS 112 - Current Political Thought (3 Units)

Current issues in political thought, with emphasis upon developments in the political philosophies of democracy, fascism, communism, conservatism, liberalism. Ideas are analyzed with reference to assumptions on which they are based and their relevance for political institutions and problems.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 112 Section 01 85538 1 Discussion 45/0 TR ALP212 1030AM-1145AM Brown,Mark B
02 book for POLS 112 Section 02 85537 1 Discussion 45/0 TR ALP212 0530PM-0645PM Brown,Mark B

POLS 113 - American Political Thought (3 Units)

Assessment of ideas that are central to the development of an American political tradition, as those ideas influence government at the federal, state and local levels. Meets the state requirements in U.S. Constitution and California State and Local Government.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 113 Section 01 85539 1 Lecture 50/0 TR ALP122 0900AM-1015AM Tutschka,Monicka B CON+CA,GE AREA D
02 book for POLS 113 Section 02 86396 1 Lecture 50/0 TR ALP122 1030AM-1145AM Tutschka,Monicka B CON+CA,GE AREA D
03 book for POLS 113 Section 03 86397 1 Lecture 40/0 MWF AMD252 0900AM-0950AM Hertzoff,Andrew S CON+CA,GE AREA D

POLS 119A - Socialism-Marxsm+Communsm (3 Units)

Analyzes the basic writings and ideas of Socialist and Marxist writers and the implications of their ideas.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 119A Section 01 85715 1 Seminar 45/0 TR ALP212 0300PM-0415PM Brown,Mark B

POLS 119D - Shaping The Modern World (3 Units)

This course examines major problems that have shaped the modern world, the historical and intellectual roots of the modern world, and debates over the meaning of modernity. Considers how both advocates and critics of modernity have understood the relation of history, philosophy, politics, nature, religion, economics, and other key concepts. Specific topics may include: the development of modern science, technological progress, democratic institutions, capitalism, colonialism, secularization, religious tolerance, and individual freedom.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 119D Section 01 86399 1 Discussion 40/9 TR AMD252 0130PM-0245PM Tutschka,Monicka B

POLS 120A - Constitutional Law (3 Units)

Basic junior level course in Public Law. A study of leading decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court and other materials pertaining to the power of Congress, the President and the Judiciary; relations between states and nation; and civil rights. Considers such topics as the separation of powers, judicial review, Congress, and the President.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for POLS 120A Section 02 86842 1 Lecture 40/0 MW AMD252 0530PM-0645PM Snyder,Bruce D

POLS 120B - Constitutnal Rights & Libert (3 Units)

Basic junior level course in Public Law. A study of rights and immunities under the U.S. Constitution: examines leading decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court and other materials pertaining to freedom of expression, freedom of association, equality and due process of law.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 120B Section 01 85542 1 Lecture 45/0 TR ALP212 0130PM-0245PM Staff
02 book for POLS 120B Section 02 86400 1 Lecture 45/0 TR ALP212 0900AM-1015AM Staff

POLS 130 - International Politics (3 Units)

Basic junior-level course in International Relations. Current international tensions; the motivating forces influencing world politics; and the role of diplomacy and international organizations in resolving conflicts.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 130 Section 01 85604 1 Lecture 40/0 MW ALP212 1200PM-0115PM Cannon,Patrick G
02 book for POLS 130 Section 02 85543 1 Lecture 34/0 MWF AMD260 1000AM-1050AM Davies,Peter R
03 book for POLS 130 Section 03 85544 1 Lecture 30/0 T AMD260 0530PM-0820PM Cannon,Patrick G

POLS 131 - International Organization (3 Units)

Examines human efforts to create supranational organizations to promote world peace and prosperity. The focus will be on social, political, and economic activities and problems which have developed and proliferated since the end of the second World War.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 131 Section 01 85831 1 Lecture 50/14 MWF TAH1025 0900AM-0950AM Rae,James D

POLS 136 - Intl Political Economy (3 Units)

Analyzes the interaction between politics and economics at the international level. Covers basic theoretical approaches; historical evolution of international economy; creation and role of international financial institutions; development issues; globalization and integration.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 136 Section 01 85547 1 Lecture 30/0 MW TAH1025 0530PM-0645PM Cannon,Patrick G

POLS 138 - U.N. Simulation (3 Units)

Seminar experience for upper level Government and International Relations concentration majors. Students will prepare for and participate in a national intercollegiate model UN conference.

Note: Course repeatable with instructor permission.

Prerequisite: Junior status or above, a minimum 3.0 GPA in the major, GOVT 130 and/or GOVT 140, or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 138 Section 01 86723 1 Seminar 25/13 TR MND2007 0530PM-0645PM Shiu,Janice

POLS 139A - Globalization (3 Units)

Explores the nature of, and issues in, globalization. It does so in five parts. Part I examines alternative conceptions of globalization. Part II identifies and examines the primary forms of economic globalization. Part III considers globalization's effects on the territorial state, the welfare state, organized violence, culture, immigration, gender, and the environment. Part IV investigates the politics of the anti-globalization backlash. Part V concludes with an assessment of the shape and future of contemporary globalization.

Prerequisite: An upper division course in the field and/or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 139A Section 01 86402 1 Seminar 20/0 MW AMD252 0300PM-0415PM Cannon,Patrick G

POLS 140 - Comparative Politics (3 Units)

Survey of the field of comparative government and politics including a review of historic uses of comparison in political science research but with emphasis on the methods of study and analytical means of research currently employed. The subject matter of study: national political systems of all types and the component parts of political systems will be an integral feature.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 140 Section 01 85548 1 Lecture 50/0 TR MRP1001 1200PM-0115PM Razavi,Sahar
02 book for POLS 140 Section 02 86404 1 Lecture 40/0 TR AMD252 0900AM-1015AM Razavi,Sahar

POLS 141 - Politics African Diaspora (3 Units)

Examines the social, political, cultural, and economic factors which have been important to the African diaspora. Examines how African people have responded to those factors, both in terms of formal, political thought, and in terms of political movements and political institutions. Examines thought and practice, comparability to Africa, U.S., Caribbean, Central and South America.

Cross Listed: ETHN 141; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 141 Section 01 86446 1 Lecture 20/0 TR LIB65 0900AM-1015AM Green,Ricky GE AREA D,RE

POLS 143 - Causes of War, Causes of Peace (3 Units)

Explores the entire conflict process associated with war from a variety of theoretical and methodological angles, including rationalist and behavioral models. Examines the concept of war and why wars begin. Looks at how violent international conflict is resolved. Investigates the role of the international community in the management of violent conflict, how peace processes are implemented, what leads to successful negotiations, and how war crimes and post-conflict reconciliation issues are resolved.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 143 Section 01 86405 1 Lecture 46/0 TR ARC1007 0130PM-0245PM Andersen-Rodgers,David R GE AREA D

POLS 144 - European Politics (3 Units)

Study of national and regional politics, governmental institutions and public problems in Europe since 1945. In different semesters there may be investigation of several, but varying, national systems, of cross-national political behavior, or of regional integration processes. May be taken more than once if there are different topics and instructor permission.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 144 Section 01 85549 1 Lecture 34/3 MWF AMD260 1100AM-1150AM Davies,Peter R GE AREA D

POLS 145 - Asian Politics (3 Units)

Survey of governmental institutions and political processes in East and Southeast Asia. Focuses on the region's politics, dynamic economic growth, complex security context, resurgence of nationalism, and attempts to build multilateral institutions.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 145 Section 01 86406 1 Lecture 40/10 MWF TAH1025 1100AM-1150AM Rae,James D GE AREA D

POLS 149A - Rsrch Comparative Politcs (3 Units)

Students will engage in a cross-national research agenda. Students will conduct original research in comparative politics. Countries and topics acceptable for comparison will vary with instructor.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X. POLS or IR majors or instructor consent only.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 149A Section 01 86407 1 Seminar 20/11 MW AMD260 0130PM-0245PM Lapp,Nancy WI

POLS 150 - American Governments (3 Units)

Federal system of government; the U.S. Constitution; legislative, executive, and judicial processes; political parties, interest groups, and the relationships and obligations of citizens to their government(s). Fulfills the California state graduation and credential requirements for U.S. Constitution and California State and Local Government. May be substituted for GOVT 1, but may not be used as an elective toward the major.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 150 Section 01 85550 1 Lecture 45/0 MW TAH1025 0130PM-0245PM Davies,Peter R CON+CA,GE AREA D
02 book for POLS 150 Section 02 85551 1 Lecture 34/0 MWF AMD260 0800AM-0850AM Davies,Peter R CON+CA,GE AREA D
03 book for POLS 150 Section 03 85854 1 Lecture 32/0 MWF AMD260 0900AM-0950AM Davies,Peter R CON+CA,GE AREA D
05 book for POLS 150 Section 05 85855 1 Lecture 50/0 MW ALP122 0300PM-0415PM Britton,Rebecca L CON+CA,GE AREA D
06 book for POLS 150 Section 06 85608 1 Lecture 45/0 MW ALP122 1200PM-0115PM Snyder,Bruce D CON+CA,GE AREA D
14 book for POLS 150 Section 14 86844 1 Lecture 37/0 TR AMD262 0430PM-0545PM Snyder,Bruce D CON+CA,GE AREA D
15 book for POLS 150 Section 15 86905 1 Lecture 37/0 TR AMD262 0300PM-0415PM Selby,David A CON+CA,GE AREA D
16 book for POLS 150 Section 16 86906 1 Lecture 46/0 TR ARC1007 1030AM-1145AM Selby,David A CON+CA,GE AREA D
17 book for POLS 150 Section 17 87075 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Shiu,Janice AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
18 book for POLS 150 Section 18 87076 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Shiu,Janice AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
19 book for POLS 150 Section 19 87077 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Shiu,Janice AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D

POLS 152 - Political Psychology (3 Units)

Examines the ways in which political behavior is shaped by individual beliefs, personalities, cognitive patters, biases, and other psychological mechanisms. Students will engage with a wide range of research on topics such as cognitive styles, personality, obedience, psychological roots of terrorism, the psychology of ideology, and the role of emotion in politics.

Cross Listed: PSYC 153

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 152 Section 01 85553 1 Lecture 24/0 TR ARC1007 1200PM-0115PM Nalder,Kimberly L

POLS 154 - Political Parties in America (3 Units)

Examination and analysis of American political parties. An exploration of the nature and functions of political parties including party organization, electorate, and government. Topics include the various historical party systems, the two-party system, elections, and campaign financing. Includes discussion of the presidential nominating process.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 154 Section 01 85554 1 Lecture 50/7 MW TAH1025 1200PM-0115PM Hussey,Wesley A

POLS 155 - The Legislative Process (3 Units)

Examination and analysis of the institutions, the people and the behavior that make up the legislative process. Considers the nature of representation and the role and impact of such factors as committee structure, political parties, interest groups, and others on public policy. Focus is on both the U.S. Congress and the California State Legislature.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 155 Section 01 85555 1 Lecture 50/25 MW TAH1025 0300PM-0415PM Hussey,Wesley A

POLS 157 - Politic,Opinion+Particptn (3 Units)

How we learn and change our political beliefs, including the influence of media, religion and social standing. The various forms of political participation; who participates and who doesn't and why. The meaning and conduct of elections in the modern era.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 157 Section 01 85718 1 Lecture 46/11 TR ALP122 0300PM-0415PM Nalder,Kimberly L

POLS 165 - Politics - Underrepresented (3 Units)

Examines the phenomenon of political underrepresentation in the U.S.A. It will identify significant affected groupings, examine the conditions which have resulted in such underrepresentation, evaluate the effects of underrepresentation on the lives of affected groups, and consider relevant political strategies. Emphasis on particular groups may vary with instructor.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150; and GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 165 Section 01 85556 1 Lecture 30/17 M MND3013 0530PM-0820PM Staff GE AREA D,RE,WI
02 book for POLS 165 Section 02 85557 1 Lecture 30/3 MW AMD260 0300PM-0415PM Staff GE AREA D,RE,WI

POLS 166 - Gender and Politics (3 Units)

This course examines the influence of socially constructed meanings of femininity and masculinity on the political participation of women, candidate selection, election campaigns, and electoral outcomes in executive and legislative offices in the U.S. and worldwide. Students will develop a rich understanding of the relationship between gender and women's political representation and analyze and discuss institutional, structural, cultural, and historical conditions associated with women's voting behavior, political advancement, leadership styles, and impacts of political representation on women.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 166 Section 01 85558 1 Lecture 31/4 TR ARC1007 0300PM-0415PM Lee,Young-Im

POLS 168 - Gay and Lesbian Politics (3 Units)

Provides a broad overview of the politics of gay rights in the United States. Particular emphasis is placed on gay rights at the state level (where the vast majority of policy is made) and major legal strategies and court rulings affecting the gay rights movement, since judiciaries have been the main venue for advancing gay rights arguments.

Prerequisite: POLS 1 or POLS 150

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 168 Section 01 86417 1 Lecture 55/17 W SQU316 0530PM-0820PM DiSarro,Brian S

POLS 169D - Latino/a Politics (3 Units)

Systematically and analytically examines the predominant political trends, concepts, and policies presently impacting Latino/a communities. Includes such topics as an examination of Latino/a identity, immigration and citizenship, political organization and participation, and relationships with other minority groups in the United States.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 169D Section 01 86418 1 Lecture 45/8 MW ALP212 0130PM-0245PM Victor,Kristina M

POLS 170 - Public Policy Development (3 Units)

Examines the policy development process in the U.S. by exploring the ideological predispositions of the American public, the analytical approaches applied to policy development and assessment, and the institutional and political environment in which policy is made. Typically, the understanding derived from this examination is applied to several policy issues of current interest.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150 and GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 70+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 170 Section 01 85777 1 Lecture 30/0 TR AMD262 1030AM-1145AM Snyder,Bruce D
02 book for POLS 170 Section 02 85786 1 Lecture 30/0 MW ALP212 0300PM-0415PM Snyder,Bruce D

POLS 171 - Envirmntl Politics+Policy (3 Units)

Politics of human interaction with land, air and water. Political analysis of agenda setting, policy formation and administration (national, state, and local) of environmental programs. Focus on contemporary issues such as energy alternatives, management of toxics, land development, and pollution control.

Cross Listed: ENVS 171; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 171 Section 01 87098 1 Lecture 20/8 TR AMD314 0900AM-1015AM Singh,Ajay

POLS 180 - Calif State+Local Govt (3 Units)

California state, city and county politics and government. Comparisons with governments in other states. Meets State requirements in California State and Local Governments. Permits students who have fulfilled U.S. Constitution requirement in another state to meet graduation requirements for California State and Local Governments.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 180 Section 01 85560 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF TAH1025 0800AM-0850AM Latino,Vincent T CA GOVT,GE AREA D
02 book for POLS 180 Section 02 85559 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF TAH1025 1000AM-1050AM Latino,Vincent T CA GOVT,GE AREA D

POLS 195A - Internship (1-6 Units)

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09, WPJ score of 70+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109 M/W. Minimum GPA of 2.5 (both in the major and overall).

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 195A Section 01 85561 1 Independent Study 99/99 TBAARR - Jackson,Jaime I

POLS 198A - Odyssey Peer Advisers (1-3 Units)

Provides individualized learning opportunities (1-3 units per semester) for engaging in peer advising along with elective activities such as tutoring, assisting faculty with research, event planning and other activities of a comparable nature. Students should be upper division students or graduate students. The units may not be applied towards unit requirement of the Government major, Government IR and Government/Journalism.

Note: This course may be repeated up to a total of six units.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 198A Section 01 85563 1 Activity 99/99 TBAARR - Cox,Jim

POLS 198B - Peer Advising by Odyssey (1 Units)

Provides opportunity for lower division students, students on probation, and newly declared majors to be mentored by more advanced upper division students or graduate students. This peer advising will help students meet academic deadlines, achieve academic success, become engaged in campus activities and integrated into the Government Department. Units may not be applied towards unit requirement of the Government major, Government IR and Government/Journalism

Note: This course may be repeated one time only for unit credit.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 198B Section 01 85562 1 Activity 99/99 TBAARR - Cox,Jim

POLS 201 - Writing in Political Science (3 Units)

A graduate-level seminar which introduces students to the research and literature in major fields in political science. Explores the norms of writing across the political science discipline, including for example: formal academic writing, policy writing, persuasive advocacy writing, methodological writing, and peer review. Broadly examines the literature from International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics, Political Theory, and Methods.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 201 Section 01 85767 1 Seminar 32/20 M AMD260 0600PM-0850PM Victor,Kristina M GWI

POLS 230 - Theories Of IR (3 Units)

Examination of the theory and practice of international relations including such subfields as international law, international organization, foreign policy and national security policy.

Note: May be repeated for credit with permission of Graduate Coordinator.

Prerequisite: Upper division course in the field and/or instructor permission.

Cross Listed: IA 210; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 230 Section 01 86422 1 Seminar 17/0 W DTN110 0600PM-0850PM Andersen-Rodgers,David R

POLS 280 - California Politics (3 Units)

Advanced study of California's state and local governments, with emphasis on political history, political institutions, and the role of direct democracy on the state's government, budget and politics. Demographic and geographic elements will be scrutinized through a political focus. California's policy and political process will also be examined, as well as discussion of various political reforms.

Note: Undergraduates may take the course with instructor permission.

Prerquisite: Must be an unclassified Graduate or a Masters degree student in Government, Public Policy & Administration or Internationl Affairs

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 280 Section 01 85565 1 Seminar 37/33 R AMD262 0600PM-0850PM Hussey,Wesley A

POLS 284 - Urban Politics (3 Units)

In-depth exploration of the socio-economic problems of urban and metropolitan areas and an evaluation of proposed political and governmental solutions.

Note: May be repeated for credit with permission of Graduate Coordinator.

Cross Listed: PPA 284; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 284 Section 01 87018 1 Seminar 15/3 T DTN109 0600PM-0850PM Towler,Christopher

POLS 295 - Government Internship (1-6 Units)

Supervised work experience in an approved legislative or administrative office at some level of local or state government, or in a politically-related organization that is concerned with government. Supervision is provided by the faculty instructor and responsible officials in the work situation.

Note: Open to all graduate students, subject to instructor permission. No more than 3 units of GOVT 295 may be counted toward the Master's degree.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 295 Section 01 86423 1 Thesis Research 99/99 TBAARR - Andersen-Rodgers,David R I

POLS 299 - Independent Study (1-3 Units)

For advanced graduate students who have demonstrated their ability to carry on advanced, independent research. Permits a student to pursue study and research in an area not otherwise available through the regular curriculum. Student must be advanced to candidacy.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 299 Section 01 86424 1 Thesis Research 99/98 TBAARR - Andersen-Rodgers,David R
02 book for POLS 299 Section 02 87280 1 Thesis Research 99/98 TBAARR - Brown,Mark B

POLS 500 - Culminating Experience (3 Units)

Should be taken after completion of all other requirements for the degree. Students may choose from the following options, which they must declare when they advance to candidacy: Thesis, Project, or Comprehensive Examination.

Prerequisite: Advanced to candidacy.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 500 Section 01 85642 1 Thesis Research 99/94 TBAARR - Andersen-Rodgers,David R

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Class Attribute Codes

AB386 - On Line

CA GOVT - California State & Local Government

CON+CA - U.S. Constitution + California State & Local Govt

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

GWI - Graduate Writing Intensive Requirement (GWI)

I - Service Learning Internship

RE - Race & Ethnicity Graduation Requirement (RE)

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)