May 08, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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POLS 1600 - Engaging Politics


Course begins by giving students an introduction to the ways politics has been historically understood, and continues to discuss the ways it is understood in the discipline of political science. As the course continues, students will spend significant time exploring alternative understandings of politics in terms of current political events, parties, movements, revolutions and struggles in the U.S. and globally.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to classify at least two additional, alternative conceptualizations of politics and how they have influenced our attitudes, values and outlook.
  • Students will employ at least three examples of issues related to alternate notions of politics in order to better understand and explain the political issues that confront humankind.
  • Students will evaluate at least three examples of issues related to alternate notions of politics in order to analyze behavioral and cultural phenomena.
  • Students will use political scientists understanding of politics in order to develop the capacity to analyze politics.



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