2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLS 1010 - Introduction to Political Science ■ ♦ ★

Credit(s): 3
The course will explore the study and analysis of politics and political systems in countries around the world. This course will begin by addressing key terms and concepts, as well as political theories and ideologies, that guide the empirical study and practice of government and politics. Prominent topics this course will cover include systems (democracies and non-democracies) and institutions (legislative, executive, and judicial branches) of government, the electoral process, the evolution of economic and public policies, and the impact of conflict, war, and terrorism on nation-states and the international community.

Online availability: This course is offered online as well as on-ground. Check the semester course list in myPellissippi for current availability. Online courses may require proctored exams and quizzes. Students are responsible for any fees charged by some proctoring services.
♦ This is a General Education  course transferable within the Tennessee Board of Regents system.
★ This course is directly equivalent to a course at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.



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