Courses

The Department of Political Science offers a broad selection of graduate seminars covering fields and methods.

Please see the Schedule of Classes for current offerings and full catalog descriptions.

7000

Introductory Statistics for Political Science

7010

Computing Methods (Lab for 7000)

9030

Linear Models in Politics

9040

Advanced Political Methodology

9050

Introduction to Formal Political Theory

9070

Qualitative Research Methods in Political Science

9100

American Political Behavior

9120

Voting and Elections 

9140

American Political Institutions 

9145

American State Politics

9150

Political Parties

9160

Interest Groups

9170

Legislative Institutions

9175

Evolution of American State Legislatures, 1619 to the Present

9180

Executive Politics

9190

Research in American Politics

9200

Judicial Behavior

9210

Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

9220

Constitutional Law: Institutions and Powers

9230

Public Law

9240

Racial and Ethnic Politics 

9300

Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations

9310

Public Policy 

9320

Administrative Politics

9330

Research in Policy and Administration

9350

Public Policy, Processes and Strategy

9390

Administration and Public Policy 

9400

Introduction to International Relations

9420

Quantitative Approaches in International Relations

9430

International Political Economy

9440

Foreign Policy Analysis 

9450

International Conflict 

9460

Coercive Diplomacy

9470

Theories of Civil War

9480

Human Security 

9490

Selected Themes in International Relations

9550

Strategic Studies

9600

Introduction to Comparative Politics

9610

Latin American Politics 

9620

Politics of Industrial Societies 

9640

East Asian Politics 

9645

China and Political Science Research

9650

African Politics 

9680

Politics of Development

9690

Democracy and Dictatorship 

9700

Democratization

9710

Comparative Political Economy

9720

Comparative Political Institutions

9730

Comparative Elections and Voting Behavior

9760

Comparative Political Parties

9790

Seminar in Comparative Politics