Political Science Courses

UWM Schedule of Classes
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yeltri2 Provisional Course Schedule Through Spring 2015
This three-year provisional schedule is available to assist you with long-term planning. Please note that this schedule is subject to change and represents our best projection as of the date on the document. Please refer to the UWM Schedule of Classes for each term before registering to confirm which classes are offered.

Online Course Sample Syllabi

  • PolSci 103: Intro. to Political Science (Cho - pdf)
  • PolSci 104: Intro. to American Government and Politics (Cera - pdf), (Park - pdf)
  • PolSci 105: State and Local Politics (Bohte Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 106: Politics of the World's Nations (Trenholm - pdf), (Muniz - pdf)
  • PolSci 175: Intro. to International Relations (Heo Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 203: Intro. to Political Science Research (Ethridge Online - pdf), (Dolan Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 213: Urban Government and Politics (Rast Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 215: Ethnicity, Religion and Race in American Politics (Peinkos Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 243: Intro. to Public Administration (Bohte Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 244: Asian International Relations (Heo Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 250: Law and Society (Kaheny Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 255: Great Issues of Politics (Meckstroth Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 301: British Politics (Persky Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 314: Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy (Horowitz - pdf)
  • PolSci 330: The Politics of International Economic Relations (Horowitz Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 335: Comparative Political Systems (Armstrong Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 337: International Organization and the United Nations (Horowitz Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 340: The Politics of Nuclear Weapons (Redd Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 343: Asian International Relations (Heo Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 370: International Conflict (Heo Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 371: Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict (Horowitz Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 387: Seminar in American Politics - Intro. to Nonprofit Organizations (Tofias Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 390: Political Data Analysis (Holbrook Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 408: The American Presidency (Wassel Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 411: Constitutional Law: Government Powers & Federalism (Kaheny Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 412: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (Benesh Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 421: Party Politics in America (Tofias Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 423: Conduct of American Foreign Affairs (Redd Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 425: Women in Politics (Dolan Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 452: Administrative Law (Ethridge Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 464: Women and the Law (Kaheny Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 471: The Free Speech Clause (Benesh Online - pdf)
  • PolSci 499: Poverty and Politics: U.S. and Comparative Perspectives (Sugiyama Online - pdf)

Face-to-Face Course Sample Syllabi

  • Global 101: People and Politics (Horowitz - pdf)
  • PolSci 103: Intro. to Political Science (Gleason - pdf), (Smith - pdf), (Fettig - pdf)
  • PolSci 104: Intro. to American Government and Politics (Dolan - pdf), (Benesh - pdf), (Helpap - pdf), (Lynch - pdf), (Ammann - pdf)
  • PolSci 105: State and Local Politics (Hatch - pdf), (Bohte - pdf)
  • PolSci 106: Politics of the World's Nations (Trenholm - pdf), (Saleh - pdf)
  • PolSci 175: Intro. to International Relations (Heo - pdf), (Redd - pdf)
  • PolSci 185: Great Decisions Lecture Series in International Relations
  • PolSci 193: Being Perry Mason (Bloch - pdf)
  • PolSci 200: Western European Politics (Smith - pdf)
  • PolSci 203: Intro. to Political Science Research (Redd - pdf), (Ethridge - pdf)
  • PolSci 210: American Public Policy
  • PolSci 213: Urban Government and Politics (Rast - pdf), (Shah -pdf)
  • PolSci 215: Ethnicity, Religion and Race in American Politics (Peinkos - pdf), (Shah - pdf)
  • PolSci 243: Intro. to Public Administration (Hatch - pdf)
  • PolSci 244: Asian International Relations (Heo - pdf)
  • PolSci 246: U.S. - Latin American Foreign Relations (Sugiyama - pdf)
  • PolSci 250: Law and Society (Kaheny - pdf), (Wochos - pdf), (Fettig - pdf) (Wallander - pdf)
  • PolSci 255: Great Issues of Politics (Yu - pdf)
  • PolSci 268: Practicum in Mock Trail I and IIA (Block - pdf)
  • PolSci 281: Classics of Political Theory
  • PolSci 300: Western European Politics (Smith - pdf)
  • PolSci 302: Politics of Eastern Europe (Pienkos - pdf)
  • PolSci 310: Politics of the Soviet Union and its Successor States (Reuter - pdf, Pienkos - pdf)
  • PolSci 312: The Politics of Authoritarian Regimes (Reuter - pdf)
  • PolSci 316: International Law (Beck - pdf)
  • PolSci 320: Politics of Developing Countries (Muniz - pdf)
  • PolSci 325: Latin American Politics (Sugiyama - pdf)
  • PolSci 327: Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
  • PolSci 328: The Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • PolSci 329: African Politics
  • PolSci 330: The Politics of International Economic Relations (Horowitz - pdf)
  • PolSci 333: Seminar in Comparative Politics
  • PolSci 334: German Politics and the New Europe (Smith - pdf)
  • PolSci 335: Comparative Political Systems (Armstrong - pdf)
  • PolSci 337: International Organization and the United Nations (Horowitz - pdf)
  • PolSci 338: Seminar in International Relations: Globalization and War (Heo - pdf)
  • PolSci 339: European Integration (Smith - pdf 41kb)
  • PolSci 340: The Politics of Nuclear Weapons (Redd - pdf)
  • PolSci 341: What is Politics and Markets in Pacifici-Rim Countries (Cho - pdf)
  • PolSci 343: Asian International Relations (Heo - pdf), (Cho - pdf)
  • PolSci 346: U.S. - Latin American Foreign Relations
  • PolSci 359: Problems of American Foreign Policy (Trenholm - pdf), (Redd - pdf)
  • PolSci 361: History of International Political Thought
  • PolSci 362: Ethics and International Relations
  • PolSci 365: Theories of International Relations (Trenholm - pdf)
  • PolSci 368: Gender & Politics in Developing Nations (Sugiyama - pdf)
  • PolSci 370: International Conflict (Trenholm - pdf), (Heo - pdf)
  • PolSci 371: Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict
  • PolSci 381: The Development of Western Political Thought
  • PolSci 382: Modern Political Thought (Ascher - pdf)
  • PolSci 384: The Philosophy of Law
  • PolSci 385: American Political Thought
  • PolSci 386: Contemporary Political Theory (Ferguson - pdf, Ascher - pdf)
  • PolSci 387: Seminar in American Politics, Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations (Chikoto - pdf), (Tofias - pdf)
  • PolSci 388: Latino Politics (Shah - pdf)
  • PolSci 389: Politics and Philosophy
  • PolSci 390: Political Data Analysis (Bohte - pdf), (Gleason - pdf)
  • PolSci 392: Survey Research
  • PolSci 398: Cyber-Politics
  • PolSci 405: State Government
  • PolSci 408: The American Presidency (Cihasky - pdf)
  • PolSci 411: Constitutional Law: Government Powers & Federalism (Kaheny - pdf)
  • PolSci 412: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (Benash - pdf)
  • PolSci 413: Governing Metropolitan Areas
  • PolSci 416: Trial Courts in the Judicial Process (Kaheny - pdf)
  • PolSci 417: The Supreme Court (Pashak - pdf) (Benesh - pdf)
  • PolSci 421: Party Politics in America
  • PolSci 423: Conduct of American Foreign Affairs, (Redd - pdf)
  • PolSci 425: Women in Politics
  • PolSci 426: Congressional Politics (Tofias- pdf)
  • PolSci 444: Politics and the Bureaucracy
  • PolSci 450: Urban Political Problems
  • PolSci 452: Administrative Law
  • PolSci 464: Women and the Law (Kaheny - pdf)
  • PolSci 467: Elections and Voting Behavior
  • PolSci 468: Practicum in Mock Trail I and IIA
  • PolSci 470: Public Personnel Administration
  • PolSci 471: The Free Speech Clause (Bloch - pdf)
  • PolSci 473: Public Opinion (Holbrook - pdf)
  • PolSci 500: Capstone Course in Political Science (Benesh - pdf, Ethridge - pdf), (Horowitz - pdf), (Kaheny - pdf), (Heo -pdf)
  • PolSci 550: International Studies (Trenholm - pdf)
  • PolSci 630: Budgeting and Finance in the Public Sector (Bohte - pdf)
  • PolSci 700: Scope and Methods of Political Science (Dolan - pdf), (Redd - pdf)
  • PolSci 701: Techniques of Political Science Research (Armstrong - pdf)
  • PolSci 702: Advanced Techniques of Political Science (Horowitz - pdf), (Armstrong - pdf)
  • PolSci 711: Current Topics in Political Science: – Constituent Power (Ferguson - pdf)
  • PolSci 715: Introduction to Comparative Politics I (Smith - pdf)
  • PolSci 716: Introduction to Comparative Politics II (Smith - pdf)
  • PolSci 749: Graduate Seminar in American Political Institutions (Tofias - pdf)
  • PolSci 750: American Political Behavior (Holbrook - pdf)
  • PolSci 789: Theory and Role of Nonprofit Organizations (Chikoto - pdf)
  • PolSci 792: Decisionmaking for Nonprofit and Public Organizations (Bohte - pdf)
  • PolSci 793: Law of Nonprofit Organizations (Boynton - pdf)
  • PolSci 801: Proseminar in Environmental Political Theory (Ferguson - pdf)
  • PolSci 815: Problems in Political Theory: The Politics of Sensation (Ferguson - pdf)
  • PolSci 816: Graduate Seminar in Positive Political Theory (Tofias - pdf)
  • PolSci 818: International Political Economy (Horowitz - pdf)
  • Polsci 913: Urban Political Process (Rast - pdf)
  • PolSci 914: Seminar in Intergovernmental Relations (Poppe - pdf)
  • PolSci 926: Graduate Seminar in the Legislative Process (Tofias - pdf)
  • PolSci 935: Seminar in Advanced Political Science Methodology (Armstrong - pdf)
  • PolSci 952: The Politics of Developing Nations (Sugiyama - pdf)
  • PolSci 953: Seminar in American Foreign Policy (Redd - pdf)
  • PolSci 958: Seminar in Public Administration: International NGOS (Chikoto - pdf), (Ihrke - pdf)
  • PolSci 960: International Conflict (Heo - pdf)
  • PolSci 962: Ethnic Conflict (Horowitz - pdf)
  • Polsci 963: Seminar in Judicial Politics and Behavior (Benesh - pdf)
  • PolSci 965: Municipal Management (Swartz - pdf)
  • PolSci 973: Political Parties (Smith - pdf)
  • PolSci 975: Comparative Authoritarianism (Reuter - pdf)
  • PolSci 976: Comparative Public Policy (Sugiyama - pdf)