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Political Science

This guide is dedicated to research and courses in Political Science.

Guide Intro

Welcome to the PSC-101: Introduction to Political Science

This course introduces students to the systematic study of politics and crucial concepts in the discipline, including government, democracy, power, justice, and collective action. Course materials consist of philosophical and theoretical texts, case studies, political analyses, and documentaries. Upon completion, students will better understand the practice of politics on local, national, and international levels. Prerequisite: None. Open to First Year students only. 

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  • Give you the background information you need to start researching unfamiliar concepts
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  • Provide fast, reliable sources for definitions, facts, and statistics.
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