POL 111 Introduction to Political Science - 3 Hours

A survey of concepts and theories of politics and government, including an examination of some of the enduring questions of conflict and cooperation within and between nation states. Offered spring semester for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

POL 250 American Government - 3 Hours

This course surveys the structure, function, and principles of federal, state, and local government. National and state constitutional principles are specifically considered. Special attention is also paid to the historical development of governmental institutions in America. Offered fall semester for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate and REACH/Excel adult undergraduate.

POL 252 Comparative Government - 3 Hours

A study of different governmental systems and political life in selected European and Third-World nations. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

POL 255 Constitutional Law - 3 Hours

An examination of the American constitutional system with special emphasis given to the role of judicial institutions and the impact of Supreme Court decisions. Offered spring semester 2017 and every third year for Deerfield traditional undergraduate; other modes as scheduled. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate and REACH/Excel adult undergraduate.

POL 350 Topics in Political Science - 3 Hours

A seminar focusing on a selected topic in political science. May be repeated for credit if topic varies. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

POL 361 International Relations - 3 Hours

An analysis of the foreign policies of the major powers and their interaction, major variables in international politics (resources, military power, institutions, etc.), techniques of international political relations (diplomacy, propaganda, war, economics), and an examination of global and regional international agencies. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

POL 375 Topics in Law and Government - 3 Hours

A seminar focus on a selected topic such as church and state relations or the First Amendment and American democracy. May be repeated for credit if topic varies. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

POL 382 Political Theory - 3 Hours

The development of Western political thought through the study of major theorists from Plato to the present. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

POL 445 Internship - 2-4 Hours

Practical, supervised field experience in law, government, or public service. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

POL 450 Independent Study - 1-4 Hours

Research and specialized studies designed to meet the need of individual students. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.