For further information regarding the courses below, consult the undergraduate catalog, accessible via the button on the right.
Introductory and Intermediate Courses
- Political Issues: The Quest for Justice
- Foundations: Art and Politics I and II
- American Government
- Modern States
- Political Philosophy
- Peace and War
American National Government: Study the constitutional founding of the United States as well as its institutions and parties, its constitutional and civil rights law, and the evolution of American political thought.
- American Political Thought
- The American Founding
- The American Presidency
- Constitutional Law
- Problems in Civil Liberties
American Public Policy and Administration: Explore the American political economy, its urban politics, and the history and policies of its democratic leadership.
- Public Policy
- Political Economy
- Political Leadership
- Public Administration
Major Foreign States: Learn about the institutions, practices, and traditions of European, Latin American, Asian, and African states.
- Russian and Post- Soviet Politics
- Nationalism and Fascism
- Political Mass Murder
Political Philosophy: Follow competing and complementary strands of political philosophy through the works of Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Marx, Nietzsche and others.
- Classical Political Philosophy
- Early Modern Political Philosophy
- Ideology and Revolution
- Classical Utopias
- Late Modern Political Philosophy
- Shakespeare’s Politics
- Politics and Literature
International Politics: Examine the relations of peace and war among states as well as American foreign policy and diplomacy.
- Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
- American Foreign Policy
- The Study of International Relations
- Terrorism and the Modern World
- The Politics of Just Wars
Specialized Courses for Political Science majors
- Special Topics
- Independent Study
- Research Seminar
In addition, there are other Political Science courses available through Assumption College’s participation in the Colleges of Worcester Consortium. Assumption students can cross register for courses at 12 other institutions in the Worcester region.