General

111. Politics
Introduction to the three major subfields in the study of politics: political thought, politics among nations, and American politics. (Social Science) POULETTE

250. Principles of Advocacy
An overview of the United States legal system with an emphasis on the adversarial approach to resolution of conflicts and controversies in federal, state, and local tribunals as well as in alternate forums and venues. Students will gain a general understanding of the roles of the various participants with primary focus on the role of the lawyer as advocate. The course will incorporate aspirational and ethical considerations, practical issues faced by trial attorneys, and the potential for fulfillment and disillusionment fighting the battles of others. (Social Science)

251-255. Topics in Politics
Study of a selected topic in politics. See Topics Courses. (Social Science)

280/380. Political Affairs Internship
Field experience in applied politics. Prerequisites: acceptance by a sponsoring agency or individual and approval of a formal prospectus by the faculty sponsor. See Courses 280/380. (CR)

290/390. Individual Project: see Courses 290/390.

299/399. Summer Internship in Political Science
Field experience in applied politics. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing, acceptance by a sponsoring agency or individual, and approval of a formal prospectus by the faculty sponsor. May be repeated once for credit. See Courses 299/399. (CR)

341-354. Advanced Topics in Politics
Study of a selected topic in politics. See Topics Courses. (Social Science)

483. Research Seminar
Each student will choose a topic within politics to explore through group discussion and peer review, presentations, and a paper that critically reviews existing research to advance an argument. Prerequisites: Politics major with junior standing and three 300-level Politics classes other than internships. No S/U option. (Social Science) YAMANISHI