POLSCI 300 - Contemporary Political Issues
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
80
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The purpose of this course is to develop your capacities as "leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future." (That phrase is from U-M's official mission statement.) We will examine key political issues such as taxes and spending, poverty, healthcare, and national security. If you are unwilling to take part in respectful yet spirited discussions on controversial topics, this course is NOT for you. Some of the our topics develop as we discuss them, and so we may modify the syllabus as we proceed. Grading is on a no-curve 100-point system. You will write seven 1000-word papers on assigned topics, worth 10 points each. The other 30 points reflects your contribution to learning in your discussion section, including attending and reporting on relevant out-of-class activities.

POLSCI 300 - Contemporary Political Issues
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
21126
Open
22
 
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MW 11:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
21130
Open
4
 
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F 9:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
21131
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
21132
Open
7
 
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TuTh 5:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
21133
Closed
0
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
21134
Closed
0
 
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MW 2:00PM - 3:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
21135
Open
3
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
21136
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
21137
Open
4
 
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MW 5:00PM - 6:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
21138
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 2:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
21139
Open
1
 
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TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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