POL-209 : Introduction to Comparative Politics

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Political Science
Subject:
Political Science
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course surveys government institutions, practices, and politics and explores the role of government in economic and social affairs in developing as well as advanced industrial countries. The course considers the relationship among capitalism, democracy, and economic development and provides an introduction to the comparative method. Examines cross-national comparison to gain insight into political dynamics. 3 credits FULFILLS GLOBAL REQUIREMENT.