POLSCI 101 - Introduction to Political Theory
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
Primarily for first and second year students.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This introductory-level political theory class provides a historical and conceptual exploration of “liberalism” and “conservatism,” the two most powerful orienting ideologies of our time. We will read influential political writings from three periods of transformation in United States history: the Founding; the Era of Progressive Reform (broadly understood to encompass Progressive Era, New Deal and Great Society reforms); and the contemporary era of Social Movements. Authors include: James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Locke, Edmund Burke, John Crevecoeur, Brutus, William Apess, Frederick Douglass, Upton Sinclair, Eric Schlosser, and more. The class is designed for political science majors and non-majors. It assumes no prior knowledge of political theory or United States history.

POLSCI 101 - Introduction to Political Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
15876
Open
25
 
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TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
16055
Open
8
15LSA Hnrs
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
16056
Open
3
 
-
TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
16057
Open
4
 
-
MW 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
16058
Open
1
 
-
MW 3:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
18349
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
18350
Open
4
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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