Political Science

School of Social Sciences, Business and Humanities

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PS 101 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores the major political philosophers, ideologies, and issues of Western civilization and their impact on the world. Includes the representative methods of acquiring political knowledge and analysis. [D; CSU; UC] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: REC PREP, DESCRIPTION. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Surveys the major political philosophers, ideologies, and significant issues/events of Western civilization and their impact on the world with emphasis on the governmental processes and institutions of the United States, the U.S. Constitution, California, and local government. [D; CSU; UC]]
PS 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85268 PS 101 01 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 705 Saenz,Phil 19 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85269 PS 101 03 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 1683 Aguilar,Alma 19 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85270 PS 101 07 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 705 Saenz,Phil 19 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
86511 PS 101 E1 02:00PM-03:15PM TTH EXT Abassi,Shogofa 19 38*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 This course is open to students enrolled in the SDICCCA Florence,Italy semester abroad program only. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
PS 102 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Surveys the processes and institutions of the United States, California, and local government. Analyzes and discusses a variety of topics and current issues, including education, health, civil liberties and rights, proposed laws, and policies and budgets. (Partially fulfills American Institutions requirement at CSU.) [D; CSU; UC]
PS 102 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85273 PS 102 01 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 477 Aguilar,Alma 19 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85274 PS 102 03 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 477 Saenz,Phil 19 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85275 PS 102 05 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 476 Aguilar,Alma 19 8*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85276 PS 102 07 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 477 Saenz,Phil 19 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85277 PS 102 09 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 477 Aguilar,Alma 19 8*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85278 PS 102 13 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 477 Saenz,Phil 19 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85282 PS 102 80 01:45PM-03:00PM MW 5204 Nichols,Roger 19 6*
SAN YSIDRO ED. CTR, SAN YSIDRO - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
PS 103 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: PS 101 or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces comparative government and politics through both an analytical and institutional approach utilizing history and socio-economic development of the country, evolution of power structure within various regimes, and norms and roles of each society. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID POLS 130]
PS 103 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
86510 PS 103 E1 02:00PM-03:15PM TTH EXT Abassi,Shogofa 19 43*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 This course is open to students enrolled in the SDICCCA Florence,Italy semester abroad program only. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
PS 104 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: PS 101 and 103, or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes the historical and geographical perspectives of political relations among contemporary nation states, including the dynamics of transnationalism, diplomacy, the struggle for power, as well as war and peace. Critically examines theories and significant patterns in world politics. [D; CSU; UC]
PS 104 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85283 PS 104 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 474 Aguilar,Alma 19 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
PS 250 OUR GLOBAL FUTURE: VALUES FOR SURVIVAL 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores roles and limits of science and technology, global (Western and Non-Western) differences in world view and its impact on environmental ethics, politics, and economics. Develops a more harmonious worldview and social consciousness focused on environmental sustainability. Same as PHS 250. [D; CSU; UC]
PS 250 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85284 PS 250 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 302 Nichols,Roger 19 26*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Total Courses: 5 Total Sections: 14