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PLSC 170 – Intro. to Comparative Politics (CRN: 91584) at Cañada College for Fall 2017

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PLSC 170 Introduction to Comparative Politics

This course introduces students to the technique of comparing nation-states using different approaches to study multiple government types including their history, political institutions, processes and policies, the environments in which they occur as well as their consequences. Political cultures are compared in order to critically analyze the viability of particular governments on a global scale. Topics include: regime change, civic culture, group politics, functionalism, dependency, legitimacy and leadership.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 130

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Number of Units: 3

AA - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 08/17-12/07
Meeting Time: 11:10am-12:25pm
Days: T, Th
Building: 13 Room: 0117
Instructor: Bridgette M'Guinness
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class August 29, 2017
Last day to drop with a refund August 29, 2017
Last day to drop without a "W" September 4, 2017
Last day to drop with a "W" November 15, 2017
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