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Summer 2006




POLI 100  American Government and Politics (SS)                   3 credits
An introduction to American national government and politics. An examination of the ideas, institutions and processes that define the American political system. Intended as a first course in political science for both majors and non-majors. For more information contact tkingmea@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0371] 6040 Meets 05/30/2006 - 06/23/2006             KING-MEADOWS,
            TuThF......9:00am-12:10pm (PUP 208)


POLI 280  International Relations (SS)                            3 credits
Study of politics among nations. Purpose is to identify theoretical guides to aid in the understanding of international politics. Contemporary problems and issues will be examined. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or POLI 100. For more information contact hody@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0372] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             HODY, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 208)


POLI 371  Comparative Asian Politics                              3 credits
Comparative study of the politics of Asian regimes with emphasis on the origins and impact of democratic versus authoritarian regimes and the problems of modernization in such countries as Japan, India, Indonesia, China and the Korean peninsula. Prerequisite: Junior standing or POLI 260. For more information contact mcroatti@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0373] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             CROATTI, M
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 206)


POLI 377  Latin American Politics                                 3 credits
Comparative study of the politics of Latin American states. Emphasis on the problems associated with development and modernization in the Western hemisphere. Note: Not available to students who have taken POLI 367. Prerequisite: Junior standing or POLI 260. For more information contact mcroatti@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0374] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             CROATTI, M
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 105)


POLI 390  American Foreign Policy (SS)                            3 credits
This course is designed to familiarize students with all aspects of American foreign policy. The course will cover how foreign policy gets created, under what Constitutional authority it is established, the direction of current American foreign policy, and a history of the Cold War examining the way Americans perceived global events. For more information contact Thetruff@aol.com.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0375] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             MELCAVAGE, E
            MW.........5:00pm- 8:10pm (PUP 208)


POLI 401  Individual Study in Political Science                 1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


POLI 409A Selected Topics in Political Science                    3 credits
          Religion and International Politics               
This course studies the relationship between religion and international politics. It will focus on the role religious leaders and religious institutions play in world politics. It will analyze the structure and policies on Judaism in the State of Israel, the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Anglican Communion, and Shiite Islam. The course offers different models on how religious entities can perform in a global context. For more information contact mikhailn@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0377] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             MIKHAIL, N
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (PUP 206)


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