Political Science

Surveys principles and problems of politics and government in the United States and globally. Familiarizes students with the basic systems and theories, ideologies, and models of political analysis. Focuses on issues of power, freedom, justice, and property. Special topics include area studies and the issues of ethnicity and gender in political structures.

Faculty

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Lawrence Twicken, Ph.D. View profile information for Staff Member
Department Chair
Office SM 137
(949) 582-4264

Howard Gensler, Ph.D. View profile information for Staff Member Faculty Website
Office BGS 322
(949) 582-4450

Lee Haggerty View profile information for Staff Member
Office BGS 344
(949) 582-4260

Sharon MacMillan, Ph.D. View profile information for Staff Member
Office BGS 307
(949) 582-4856

Ken Woodward, Ph.D. View profile information for Staff Member Faculty Website
Office SM 343
(949) 582-4868

 

Core Courses and Resources

Political Science

  • PS1 American Government
  • PS4 Introduction to Political Science
  • PS11 International Political Economy
  • PS12 Comparative Politics and Government
  • PS14 International Relations

Faculty and Students