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Political Science Courses

POLSCI 1 - MODERN POLITICS
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Political concepts and processes through a survey of the literature of the subfields of political science: political philosophy, international relations, constitutional law, American politics, public administration, and behavioral studies methodology. Designed for Political Science majors (A, CSU, UC)

POLSCI 2 - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended.

Analysis of political and judicial institutions and processes, political ideology, political economy, civil rights, California state and local government. Satisfies the U.S. Constitution requirements and the national state and local government requirements for transfer students. (CAN GOVT 2) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

POLSCI 5 - COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Political Science 2 and eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to comparative governmental, political, economic and ideological arrangements in countries including Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China, Mexico, Egypt, India, Brazil, and Nigeria. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)


POLSCI 13 - LEGAL AND JUDICIAL REASONING
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended.

Statutory, common law and constitutional interpretation; examination of judicial and legal reasoning and the evolution of fundamental constitutional rights and principles. (A, CSU-GE, UC)


POLSCI 24 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (See also Political Science 174)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

How nations manage their relations with other nations; their perceptions of themselves and of each other; their use of power to achieve their objectives. Issues facing the U.S. and the world community. (A, CSU, UC)

POLSCI 25 - MODEL UNITED NATIONS

Students in this course receive three units of academic credit by preparing for, attending, and being competitors at, at least two Model United Nations (MUN) conferences to be attended by the FCCMUN program during the semester. Model UNs allow participants to experience policy making as if they were actual diplomats. Delegates learn to write clearly, think critically, negotiate creatively, speak passionately about their ideas, and work with people with whom they disagree on critical issues.

POLSCI 110 - AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Current problems of American and California government. Federal, state and local institutions. Does not satisfy the U.S. history constitution transfer requirements for a BA degree under Section 40404. Satisfies Fresno City College graduation requirement. (A, CSU)


174 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (See also Political Science 74)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

How nations manage their relations with other nations; their perceptions of themselves and of each other; their use of power to achieve their objectives. Issues facing the U.S. and the world community. (A, CSU, UC)

Last updated: 12/15/2009 11:30:20 AM