Political Science
 

Western European Politics

Western European Politics
Politics and policy in western Europe. State-building, party systems, nationalism, and cooperation among advanced industrial countries in comparative, historical perspective. Social and Christian democracy; European Union.
POLI
341
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 RecommendedPoli 200.
 Taught 
 ProgramsContaining POLI 341
Course Outcomes: 

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Possess a factual and theoretical knowledge of countries, political processes, political theories, and political thought.

Be intellectually enlarged

Possess a factual and theoretical knowldege of European politics, politcal processes, political theories, and political thought

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Students will improve their ability to communicate their knowledge through writing essays and oral presentation

Effective and Professional Writing

Write professional grade research papers on political science questions.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Students will develop a factual and theoretical knowledge of the politics of contemporary Europe by looking at selected countries.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Think critically, analytically, and synthetically.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Student will come away from the semester with a new set of ideas about how capitalist democracies work and where and how they are struggling to adapt to new challenges.

Effective Oral Communication

Communicate effectively by presenting ideas in a high quality oral presentation.