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Class Schedule For Political Science - Spring2022

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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 36070 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF ALP212 0900AM-0950AM Pryor,Joshua M CON+CA,GE AREA D
04 book for POLS 1 Section 04 36071 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Harper,H. James AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
07 book for POLS 1 Section 07 36074 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Harper,H. James AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
08 book for POLS 1 Section 08 36075 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF ALP122 1100AM-1150AM Pryor,Joshua M CON+CA,GE AREA D
09 book for POLS 1 Section 09 36076 1 Lecture 45/0 MW ALP122 0300PM-0415PM Britton,Rebecca L CON+CA,GE AREA D
12 book for POLS 1 Section 12 36079 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Wadle,Michael J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
13 book for POLS 1 Section 13 36080 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Wadle,Michael J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
14 book for POLS 1 Section 14 36081 1 Lecture 45/0 TR WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Higgins,Valerie J CON+CA,GE AREA D
15 book for POLS 1 Section 15 36083 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Shiu,Janice AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
18 book for POLS 1 Section 18 36086 1 Lecture 50/0 WEBONLINE - Towler,Christopher AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
19 book for POLS 1 Section 19 36087 1 Lecture 45/0 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Higgins,Valerie J CON+CA,GE AREA D
20 book for POLS 1 Section 20 36088 1 Lecture 106/0 T DLN1004 1200PM-0115PM Martin,Danielle CON+CA,GE AREA D,HY
20 book for POLS 1 Section 20 36088 1 Lecture 106/0 WEBONLINE - Martin,Danielle CON+CA,GE AREA D,HY
21 book for POLS 1 Section 21 36089 1 Lecture 45/1 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Higgins,Valerie J CON+CA,GE AREA D
24 book for POLS 1 Section 24 36092 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Shiu,Janice AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
26 book for POLS 1 Section 26 36094 1 Lecture 45/0 S WEBONLINE 0900AM-1150AM Arns,Christopher J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
28 book for POLS 1 Section 28 36096 1 Lecture 45/1 W ALP122 0700PM-0950PM Guerrero,Mario CON+CA,GE AREA D
30 book for POLS 1 Section 30 36098 1 Lecture 88/0 M WEBONLINE 0700PM-0950PM Launey,Richard A AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
33 book for POLS 1 Section 33 36101 1 Lecture 45/3 T ALP122 0700PM-0950PM Guerrero,Mario CON+CA,GE AREA D
37 book for POLS 1 Section 37 36217 1 Lecture 45/0 MW WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Higgins,Valerie J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
39 book for POLS 1 Section 39 36987 1 Lecture 106/1 WEBONLINE - Martin,Danielle CON+CA,GE AREA D,HY
39 book for POLS 1 Section 39 36987 1 Lecture 106/1 R DLN1004 1200PM-0115PM Martin,Danielle CON+CA,GE AREA D,HY
40 book for POLS 1 Section 40 37050 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF ALP122 1000AM-1050AM Pryor,Joshua M CON+CA,GE AREA D
41 book for POLS 1 Section 41 37051 1 Lecture 45/1 R WEBONLINE 0530PM-0820PM Arns,Christopher J AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
52 book for POLS 1 Section 52 37462 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF ALP212 1000AM-1050AM Choppin,Corin CON+CA,GE AREA D
53 book for POLS 1 Section 53 37658 1 Lecture 45/18 MWF ALP236 1100AM-1150AM 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
04 book for POLS 1H Section 04 36564 1 Seminar 25/13 MW MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Sampanis,Maria CON+CA,GE AREA D
05 book for POLS 1H Section 05 36565 1 Seminar 25/12 MW MND1022 0130PM-0245PM Sampanis,Maria CON+CA,GE AREA D

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 35488 1 Lecture 34/0 MW AMD260 0300PM-0415PM Cannon,Patrick G GE AREA D
04 book for POLS 35 Section 04 35631 1 Lecture 40/2 MW ALP212 0530PM-0645PM Cannon,Patrick G 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
02 book for POLS 100 Section 02 35492 1 Discussion 33/0 TR AMD260 1200PM-0115PM DiSarro,Brian S
03 book for POLS 100 Section 03 35493 1 Discussion 35/0 T AMD252 0530PM-0820PM DiSarro,Brian S

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 35135 1 Discussion 45/0 MW ALP122 0530PM-0645PM 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 35084 1 Discussion 45/2 TR ALP156 0900AM-1015AM Brown,Mark B
02 book for POLS 111 Section 02 35595 1 Discussion 45/2 TR ALP156 1200PM-0115PM Brown,Mark B

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 35495 1 Discussion 45/9 MW TAH1025 1200PM-0115PM Tutschka,Monicka B
02 book for POLS 112 Section 02 35496 1 Discussion 45/19 MW MND3013 0300PM-0415PM Tutschka,Monicka 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 35497 1 Lecture 40/2 MWF AMD252 0900AM-0950AM Hertzoff,Andrew S CON+CA,GE AREA D
02 book for POLS 113 Section 02 35613 1 Lecture 40/3 MWF AMD252 1000AM-1050AM Hertzoff,Andrew S CON+CA,GE AREA D

POLS 117 - Black Political Thought (3 Units)

Systematically and analytically introduces the predominant political trends and concepts presently entertained and harbored in the Black Community. A necessary adjunct to this dialogue is the racist theme in American society since on balance this is the matrix out of which the political alternatives and concepts grew.

Cross Listed: ETHN 117; 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 117 Section 01 36060 1 Lecture 15/0 TR AMD309 1030AM-1145AM Green,Ricky

POLS 119B - Greek Political Thought (3 Units)

Study of the political thought of Greece from Homer to Demosthenes, including Plato, Thucydides, Sophocles, and other Greek thinkers. Topics include the birth of democracy, the sciences and philosophy, Athens' rise to prominence, its defense of freedom against Persia, and its own development of an empire. Examination of Greek thoughts about justice, authority, freedom, equality, and culture. The events that shaped ideas and ideas that shaped events, as well as our understanding of the modern world, will be covered.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 119B Section 01 36988 1 Seminar 34/4 TR AMD262 0130PM-0245PM Hertzoff,Andrew S

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 36107 1 Discussion 45/4 TR ALP212 0300PM-0415PM Brown,Mark 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
01 book for POLS 120A Section 01 36569 1 Lecture 35/2 MW AMD252 0130PM-0245PM Snyder,Bruce D
02 book for POLS 120A Section 02 36570 1 Lecture 35/2 TR AMD252 0900AM-1015AM Snyder,Bruce D

POLS 127 - Elements of International Law (3 Units)

This course links both theoretical and practical aspects of international law and international relations, from the traditional law of nations to individual subjects, jurisdictions, and immunities. The course surveys topics such as genocide, human rights, immigration, the use of force, international courts and tribunals, the environment, and the law of the sea, using illustrative court cases, treaties, and customs that establish important precedents in international law.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 127 Section 01 35325 1 Lecture 45/0 TR WEBONLINE 0300PM-0415PM Rae,James D AB386,FL

POLS 128 - Environmental+The Law (3 Units)

Introduction to environmental law, including: the evolution of environmental legislation, environmental issues in the court system, environmental regulation and administrative law and environmental torts. Emphasis is on understanding legal process and the special challenges environmental problems present to the legal system.

Cross Listed: ENVS 128; 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 128 Section 01 36559 1 Discussion 15/0 MW AMD314 0400PM-0515PM Goldstene,James N

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 35499 1 Lecture 34/2 MWF AMD260 1000AM-1050AM Davies,Peter R
02 book for POLS 130 Section 02 35500 1 Lecture 45/1 MW ALP212 0130PM-0245PM Andersen-Rodgers,David R
04 book for POLS 130 Section 04 36755 1 Lecture 45/1 TR ALP212 1030AM-1145AM Pryor,Joshua M

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 35394 1 Lecture 45/0 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Rae,James D AB386,FL

POLS 133 - Am Defense+Natl Security (3 Units)

Analyzes U.S. security policy, looking at the structure and ideologies of the security system, the requirements of national defense, and the roles played by conventional and nuclear weapons in protecting and promoting American security.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 133 Section 01 35279 1 Lecture 34/5 MWF AMD260 1100AM-1150AM Davies,Peter R

POLS 134 - War,Peace+Mass Media (3 Units)

Concerned with the relationship of mass media to war and the possibilities for peace, with emphasis on recent concepts of political communication.

Cross Listed: JOUR 134; 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 134 Section 01 36600 1 Seminar 10/1 TR MND1022 0900AM-1015AM Dugan,Molly A GE AREA 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 35173 1 Lecture 32/2 MW AMD260 1200PM-0115PM 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 34988 1 Seminar 12/1 TR MND2003 0530PM-0645PM Shiu,Janice

POLS 139S - Human Security (3 Units)

This course introduces students to the broad field of the study of human security and many essential current topics in that field, such as access to food and water, security against personal violence, and economic security. Students will examine how international forces and structural elements of society can endanger or ensure the security of groups and individuals within the borders of nation-states. Students will learn to research, analyze, and address the connections between international forces and their affects upon human beings around the world.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 139S Section 01 36113 1 Seminar 45/19 MW ALP212 1200PM-0115PM Andersen-Rodgers,David R

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 35326 1 Lecture 40/0 MW ALP232 0300PM-0415PM Lapp,Nancy
02 book for POLS 140 Section 02 36114 1 Lecture 40/7 M ALP144 0530PM-0820PM Lapp,Nancy

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 36567 1 Lecture 45/11 MW TAH1025 0130PM-0245PM 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 36115 1 Lecture 45/6 TR ARC1007 0130PM-0245PM Lee,Young-Im GE AREA D

POLS 147 - Latin Amer Govt+Politics (3 Units)

Two-part examination of government, politics, political change and political groups in Latin America. Part one examines the development of government, politics, political change and political groups. Part two presents national case studies.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 147 Section 01 35117 1 Lecture 45/10 MW ALP122 1200PM-0115PM Lapp,Nancy GE AREA D

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
02 book for POLS 150 Section 02 35503 1 Lecture 34/0 MWF AMD260 0800AM-0850AM Davies,Peter R CON+CA,GE AREA D
03 book for POLS 150 Section 03 35504 1 Lecture 34/2 MWF AMD260 0900AM-0950AM Davies,Peter R CON+CA,GE AREA D
05 book for POLS 150 Section 05 35506 1 Lecture 45/7 MW ALP122 0130PM-0245PM Britton,Rebecca L CON+CA,GE AREA D
10 book for POLS 150 Section 10 36752 1 Lecture 45/0 TR WEBONLINE 1030AM-1145AM Kirsch,Daniel T AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
11 book for POLS 150 Section 11 36758 1 Lecture 40/3 TR AMD252 1200PM-0115PM Selby,David A CON+CA,GE AREA D
12 book for POLS 150 Section 12 36760 1 Lecture 40/0 TR AMD252 0300PM-0415PM Selby,David A CON+CA,GE AREA D
13 book for POLS 150 Section 13 36784 1 Lecture 45/0 TR WEBONLINE 0300PM-0415PM Kirsch,Daniel T AB386,CON+CA,FL,GE AREA D
14 book for POLS 150 Section 14 37113 1 Lecture 45/4 TR ARC1007 0900AM-1015AM Cascaddan,Daniel CON+CA,GE AREA D
15 book for POLS 150 Section 15 37114 1 Lecture 45/3 TR ARC1007 1200PM-0115PM Cascaddan,Daniel CON+CA,GE AREA D

POLS 153 - The American Presidency (3 Units)

Examines the development of the Presidency as an institution; sources and uses of presidential power in contemporary politics; the President's relationship with Congress and the bureaucracy; and current issues relating to the office.

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 153 Section 01 35615 1 Lecture 45/1 TR WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Kirsch,Daniel T AB386,FL

POLS 158 - Mass Media & American Politics (3 Units)

Focuses on the role the mass media plays in the political life of our democracy. Five primary topics are covered: the proper media role in a democracy; the relationship between the media, public opinion and agenda setting; the effects of media coverage on campaigns, elections, and voting; how elected officials influence and "spin" coverage; and the impact of media on policy-making. Students will develop critical analysis skills and emerge as more savvy media consumers and citizens.

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 158 Section 01 36118 1 Lecture 45/1 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Kirsch,Daniel T AB386,FL

POLS 159D - Politics and Immigration (3 Units)

This course will provide an overview of the political discussions and decisions related to immigration and citizenship in the US. More specifically, this course examines: (1) key political and policy actors in the development of immigrant admissions and immigrant integration policies, (2) the nature and consequences of immigration at the national, state, and local levels, (3) evolving racial and ethnic relations in the US, (4) public opinion and immigration-immigrants participation in American political life, and (5) contemporary issues.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 159D Section 01 35619 1 Lecture 45/5 MWF ALP122 0900AM-0950AM Victor,Kristina M

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
02 book for POLS 165 Section 02 35509 1 Lecture 35/0 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Towler,Christopher AB386,FL,GE AREA D,RE,WI
03 book for POLS 165 Section 03 36119 1 Lecture 25/0 TR DH208 0300PM-0415PM Snyder,Bruce D 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 36568 1 Lecture 45/1 TR ALP122 1030AM-1145AM Lee,Young-Im

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 35589 1 Lecture 35/0 MW DH209 1200PM-0115PM Snyder,Bruce D
02 book for POLS 170 Section 02 35510 1 Lecture 30/0 MW TAH1025 0530PM-0645PM Snyder,Bruce D

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 35329 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Latino,Vincent T AB386,CA GOVT,FL,GE AREA D
04 book for POLS 180 Section 04 36122 1 Lecture 123/11 MW DLN1004 0300PM-0415PM Hussey,Wesley A CA GOVT,GE AREA D
05 book for POLS 180 Section 05 36121 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Latino,Vincent T AB386,CA GOVT,FL,GE AREA D

POLS 182A - Sem Calif Govt+Politics (3 Units)

Open to selected students from each of the 20 CSU campuses, the Sacramento Semester program provides students with an opportunity to spend the semester studying and working directly in California State government. Participating students work as interns at the State Capitol for 25 or more hours each week. Interns are placed in legislators' offices, with legislative committees, party caucuses, lobbyists and interest groups, or in various executive, administrative, and judicial agencies. In addition to the internships, students participate in an academic seminar, California Government and Politics. The seminars frequently include as resource persons individuals who work in key policy-making positions in the state government.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 182A Section 01 36123 1 Seminar 30/0 R DTN110 0530PM-0820PM Hussey,Wesley A

POLS 182B - Sem Calif Govt+Politics (3 Units)

Open to selected students from each of the 20 CSU campuses, the Sacramento Semester program provides students with an opportunity to spend the semester studying and working directly in California State government. Participating students work as interns at the State Capitol for 25 or more hours each week. Interns are placed in legislators' offices, with legislative committees, party caucuses, lobbyists and interest groups, or in various executive, administrative, and judicial agencies. In addition to the internships, students participate in an academic seminar, California Government and Politics. The seminars frequently include as resource persons individuals who work in key policy-making positions in the state government.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 182B Section 01 34989 1 Seminar 33/0 TBAARR - Jackson,Jaime

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 34990 1 Independent Study 30/22 TBAARR - Jackson,Jaime I

POLS 195B - Internship-Sacramento Sem (1-6 Units)

Prerequisite: 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 195B Section 01 34991 1 Independent Study 30/0 TBAARR - Cox,Jim
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 35088 1 Activity 0/0 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 35089 1 Activity 0/0 TBAARR - Cox,Jim

POLS 199 - Independent Studies (1-3 Units)

Permits a student to pursue study and research in an area not otherwise available through the regular curriculum. Open only to upper division Government majors with at least a 3.0 GPA in the major.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or equivalent, and nine units upper division government courses.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 199 Section 01 35410 1 Independent Study 9/9 TBAARR - Cox,Jim
02 book for POLS 199 Section 02 35590 1 Independent Study 99/90 TBAARR - Shiu,Janice
03 book for POLS 199 Section 03 37590 1 Independent Study 99/98 TBAARR - Jackson,Jaime

POLS 200 - Method+Scope Politicl Sci (3 Units)

Introduction to the philosophy of science, and the scope and methods of empirical research in political, social and policy science. In the area of philosophy of science, focuses on the logic of scientific inquiry, theory testing and confirmation and causal explanation. In the area of scope and methods, critically examines the scientific merits of several competing approaches to the study of politics and policy, as well as some of the major methodological controversies and debates in the literature.

Prerequisite: STAT 1 or its equivalent.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 200 Section 01 36124 1 Seminar 15/2 M DTN108 0600PM-0850PM Martin,Danielle

POLS 213 - Special Topics Am Pol Thought (3 Units)

A class examining the historical and philosophical discourse in America on central topics of debate, such as the meaning of citizenship, civil society, democracy, federalism, religion, and civil rights open to both advanced undergraduates and graduate students.

Note: Undergraduates are strongly encouraged to have completed GOVT 113 or an equivalent course.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 213 Section 01 36125 1 Seminar 15/12 W DTN108 0600PM-0850PM Tutschka,Monicka B

POLS 236 - Inter Political Economy (3 Units)

This seminar is a graduate-level introduction to the theory and substance of international political economy (IPE). It examines the various theoretical approaches to IPE; considers the role of trade, money, and finance in the international political economy; analyzes the pattern and structure of global production, with an emphasis on multinational corporations; surveys international development issues, including Third World economic development strategies, the debt crises, structural adjustment, and economies in transition; and investigates the politics of globalization. Prerequisite: An upper division course in the field and/or instructor permission.

Cross Listed: IA 221; 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 236 Section 01 36126 1 Seminar 15/3 T AMD260 0600PM-0850PM Cannon,Patrick G

POLS 250 - Basic Issues American Gov (3 Units)

Exploration in-depth of topics such as federalism, executive-legislative relationships, problems of representation, government reorganization, congressional reform, the electoral process.

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

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 250 Section 01 36762 1 Seminar 15/0 R AMD262 0600PM-0850PM Cox,Jim

POLS 293A - Senate Fellows Intro Seminar (3 Units)

Critical analysis and examination of the operation of the State Capitol and the larger political environment of political parties, interest groups, and public opinion.

Note: Open only to students admitted to the California Senate Fellows Program.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 293A Section 01 34992 1 Seminar 18/0 TBAARR - Latino,Vincent T

POLS 293B - Senate Fellows Research Sem (3 Units)

Seminar will analyze procedural issues and public policy questions within the State Senate, legislature, and contemporary California politics.

Note: Open only to students admitted to the California Senate Fellows Program.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 293B Section 01 34993 1 Seminar 18/0 TBAARR - Latino,Vincent T

POLS 294A - Assembly Fellow Intro Seminar (3 Units)

Critical examination of state and local governmental institutions and processes. Seminar will impart an advanced understanding of the structures and processes of California's political institutions, government and legislature.

Note: Open only to students admitted to the Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 294A Section 01 34994 1 Seminar 18/0 TBAARR - Selby,David A

POLS 294B - Assembly Fellows Policy Sem (3 Units)

Seminar focuses on current California policy issues and the lawmaking process.

Note: Open only to students admitted to the Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for POLS 294B Section 01 34995 1 Seminar 18/0 TBAARR - Selby,David A

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.

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01 book for POLS 299 Section 01 35681 1 Thesis Research 0/0 TBAARR - Andersen-Rodgers,David R

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 34996 1 Thesis Research 5/3 TBAARR - Andersen-Rodgers,David R
02 book for POLS 500 Section 02 37372 1 Thesis Research 99/98 TBAARR - Martin,Danielle

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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

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

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

I - Service Learning Internship

RE - Race & Ethnicity Graduation Requirement (RE)

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (01/24/2022 to 05/13/2022)