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2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


How to Read Catalog Course Descriptions

Texas Tech offers nearly 5,000 courses as part of its curriculum. These courses are listed alphabetically by subject prefix within each college and departmental section of this catalog. The courses appear in numerical order, moving from beginning freshman or developmental level courses to graduate, research, and professional courses.

Not all courses listed in this catalog are offered every year. An online class schedule published before each registration period indicates courses that will be available during the upcoming term or semester and when each class will meet. The class schedule can be found at (www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/class_schedule/index.php). The university reserves the right to cancel any scheduled course or withdraw any program from the list of offerings when the best interests of the institution require such action.

Courses are designated by a subject prefix and number along with a descriptive title. Learn more  about interpreting the course descriptions found throughout the catalog.

 

Political Science (Undergraduate Courses)

For Writing Intensive courses in the Department of Political Science, please contact a departmental advisor.

   •  POLS 1301 - American Government, Organization
   •  POLS 2107 - Federal and Texas Constitutions
   •  POLS 2302 - American Public Policy
   •  POLS 3300 - Selected Topics in Political Science
   •  POLS 3301 - Selected Topics in International Relations
   •  POLS 3302 - Selected Topics in Comparative Politics
   •  POLS 3303 - Selected Topics in Policy and Public Administration
   •  POLS 3312 - Game Theory
   •  POLS 3314 - Introduction to Political Analysis
   •  POLS 3317 - Campaigns and Elections
   •  POLS 3318 - Public Opinion
   •  POLS 3319 - Political Behavior
   •  POLS 3323 - Legislation
   •  POLS 3325 - Political Parties
   •  POLS 3326 - Women in Politics
   •  POLS 3327 - The American Presidency
   •  POLS 3328 - Energy Politics and Policy
   •  POLS 3329 - Environmental Politics and Policy
   •  POLS 3334 - Sustainability: Energy, Environment, and Society
   •  POLS 3339 - Religion and Politics
   •  POLS 3341 - The Administrative Process
   •  POLS 3346 - Public Policy Analysis
   •  POLS 3351 - The Judicial Process
   •  POLS 3352 - Constitutional Law-Powers
   •  POLS 3353 - Constitutional Law-Limitations
   •  POLS 3360 - United States Foreign Policy
   •  POLS 3361 - International Politics
   •  POLS 3363 - International Organization
   •  POLS 3364 - Comparative Foreign Policy
   •  POLS 3365 - War and Security
   •  POLS 3366 - International Political Economy
   •  POLS 3367 - International Bargaining and Security
   •  POLS 3368 - Transnational Issues
   •  POLS 3371 - Comparative Politics
   •  POLS 3372 - Post-Communist Politics
   •  POLS 3373 - Governments of Western Europe
   •  POLS 3375 - South American Governments
   •  POLS 3376 - Asian Governments and Politics
   •  POLS 4000 - Active Learning in Political Science
   •  POLS 4001 - Practicum in Politics: Public Service Systems and Policies
   •  POLS 4397 - Practicum in Politics
   •  POLS 4399 - Individual Studies

Political Science (Graduate Courses)

For Writing Intensive courses in the Department of Political Science, please contact a departmental advisor.

   •  POLS 5100 - Colloquium in Political Science
   •  POLS 5321 - Seminar in Political Behavior
   •  POLS 5322 - Pro-Seminar in American Politics
   •  POLS 5324 - The Executive
   •  POLS 5325 - The United States Congress
   •  POLS 5327 - Selected Topics in American Government and Politics
   •  POLS 5356 - Judicial Behavior
   •  POLS 5360 - Pro-Seminar in International Relations
   •  POLS 5361 - Interdependence and World Order
   •  POLS 5363 - International Organization
   •  POLS 5365 - Special Topics in International Relations
   •  POLS 5367 - International Political Economy
   •  POLS 5369 - International Security Studies
   •  POLS 5370 - Pro-Seminar in Comparative Politics
   •  POLS 5371 - Area Studies in Comparative Politics
   •  POLS 5376 - Selected Topics in Comparative Government
   •  POLS 5381 - Research Design
   •  POLS 5382 - Data Analysis
   •  POLS 5383 - Advanced Quantitative Research Methods in Political Science
   •  POLS 5384 - Advanced Political Analysis
   •  POLS 5395 - Practicum in Survey Research
   •  POLS 5396 - Research Practicum in International Relations
   •  POLS 5397 - Research Practicum in Comparative Politics
   •  POLS 6000 - Master's Thesis
   •  POLS 7000 - Research
   •  POLS 8000 - Doctor's Dissertation