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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Oct 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Political Science

  
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    POLS 1100 - US Government & Politics (AI)

    Credits: 3
    This course surveys the institutions and practices of the U.S. national government with emphasis placed on political behavior and social conflict. Course may be taught with a Service Learning component.

    Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1010  or appropriate placement score


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    POLS 1900 - Special Studies

    Credits: 1-2
    Under the instructors supervision, an individualized curriculum is jointly developed and followed.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    POLS 2000 - Internship

    Credits: 2-4
    Students undertake a supervised hands-on experience in the public sector such as election, legislative, and administrative processes.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    POLS 2070 - Diversity & US Politics(SS,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Introductory course examines perspectives of long-silenced voices in US politics. It studies racism, sexism, discrimination, inequitable treatment, forced inclusion and exclusion, and barriers to economic and political participation.


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    POLS 2100 - Intro Internat. Politics (SS)

    Credits: 3
    This is an introduction to the basic concepts, processes and relationships in the international political arena, with particular emphasis on conflict and cooperation between and among nations.


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    POLS 2200 - Intro/Comparative Politics(SS)

    Credits: 3
    This course analyzes how historical and/or contemporary political systems differ in terms of institutions, public policies, and political practices.


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    POLS 2300 - Political Ideologies (SS)

    Credits: 3
    This course surveys significant political ideologies, documenting their present and past relevance to society. Emphasis is placed on conservatism, fascism, liberalism, and socialism.


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    POLS 2500 - Peace & Conflict:Domestic (SS)

    Credits: 3
    Blended Service-Learning Course uses a political science approach to experiencing & analyzing local, regional and national [U.S.] conflicts. Course requires students to experience, describe, and explain peace and conflict at the domestic level of analysis. This course will required extensive reading and writing.

    Recommended Prerequisite: RDG 0990  and WRTG 0990 ; or appropriate Acuplace score


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    POLS 2900 - Special Topics

    Credits: 1-3
    This is a course designed by faculty which allows students to explore specific interest areas of political science in a classroom setting.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    POLS 2950 - Leadership

    Credits: 2
    This multi-disciplinary course will focus on leadership and management skills, including communication, motivation, problem solving, conflict management and goal setting with an emphasis on personal growth.


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