Oct 17, 2018  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Core Curriculum Requirements
The Core Foundation/Proficiency attribute search terms are:

  • Civic Engagement, Diversity, Ethics, Fine Arts, Natural Science, Oral Communication, Philosophy, Physics-Based Natural Science, Quantitative Reasoning, Social Science, Theology, Writing I, Writing II

To search in the Catalog for courses that meet specific Core Foundation/Proficiency attributes, there are three options:

  1. Use the Course Filter on the Course Descriptions page. Enter your desired search term in the “Keyword or Phrase” box and check the box beneath for “Find whole word or phrase only.”
  2. Enter the desired search term, in quotes, in the Publication Search box.
  3. Use the Advanced Search feature of the Publication Search. Click on the Advanced Search button and type in the desired search term in the “Enter a keyword or phrase” field, check the box beneath for “Find whole word or phrase only.”, and leave only the Courses checkbox checked. This will ensure that only courses containing the desired search term show.

In addition, users may visit the Core Curriculum site for a listing of courses that have been approved for specific Core Curriculum requirements and/or search the Semester Course Offerings in CyberFriar.

Need assistance? Please contact Alyssa Marton at aneubeck@providence.edu or 401.865.1765.

 

Political Science

Note: Not all of these courses are offered each semester. Students should check the latest course registration booklet for offerings and for changes in prerequisites.

   •  PSC 101 - Politics
   •  PSC 102 - Empirical Political Analysis
   •  PSC 201 - American Government and Politics
   •  PSC 205 - Comparative Politics
   •  PSC 207 - International Relations
   •  PSC 211 - Public Administration
   •  PSC 215 - Human Rights
   •  PSC 217 - Environmental Politics
   •  PSC 300 - Law and Society
   •  PSC 302 - Research Methods
   •  PSC 303 - Urban Politics in the United States
   •  PSC 305 - The American Congress
   •  PSC 306 - The American Presidency
   •  PSC 307 - The American Supreme Court
   •  PSC 310 - American Foreign Policy
   •  PSC 311 - American Constitutional Law
   •  PSC 312 - Civil Liberties
   •  PSC 315 - Elections and Electoral Behavior
   •  PSC 316 - Political Parties and Interest Groups
   •  PSC 317 - Comparative State Politics
   •  PSC 318 - American Public Policy
   •  PSC 319 - Political Attitudes and Public Opinion
   •  PSC 321 - Chinese Politics
   •  PSC 324 - Government and Politics of Russia and the Former Soviet Union
   •  PSC 325 - Comparative Revolutions
   •  PSC 329 - Middle Eastern Politics
   •  PSC 333 - European Politics
   •  PSC 334 - African Politics
   •  PSC 336 - Latin American Politics
   •  PSC 341 - Classical Political Theory
   •  PSC 342 - Modern Political Theory
   •  PSC 343 - Contemporary Political Theory
   •  PSC 344 - Democratic Theory
   •  PSC 348 - American Political Theory
   •  PSC 361 - International Politics of the Middle East
   •  PSC 369 - International Law and Organization
   •  PSC 375 - International Conflict Resolution
   •  PSC 380 - Gender and Politics
   •  PSC 382 - Politics of Visual Culture
   •  PSC 384 - The Politics of the 1960s in America
   •  PSC 416 - Race and Politics in the Americas
   •  PSC 419 - Policy Analysis and Advocacy
   •  PSC 421 - Political Thought in Science Fiction
   •  PSC 425 - Mass Media and Politics
   •  PSC 430 - International Political Economy
   •  PSC 450 - Political Science Internship
   •  PSC 456 - Model Organization of American States
   •  PSC 470 - Special Topics in Political Science
   •  PSC 481 - Seminar on Comparative Politics
   •  PSC 488 - Capstone Seminar in Political Science
   •  PSC 489 - Capstone Seminar in Political Science
   •  PSC 490 - Independent Study
   •  PSC 498 - Honors Thesis I
   •  PSC 499 - Honors Thesis II