POL

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POL 100 Democracy in Action: Making Your Voice and Vote Count
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

An introduction to the role of citizens in a democracy. Topics include: the history of voting in the United States, participation in electoral processes, local and state government, and how voters can make changes in their community.
Prerequisites: None
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POL 101 Introduction to American Government
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

Study of the American political system at the national level. Topics include: democratic theory and principles, the Constitution, civil liberties, and citizen rights.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 or appropriate placement test score
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Ohio Transfer Module Approved

POL 102 Introduction to Comparative Governments and Politics
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

Study of political systems and structures. Topics include: the relationship between political ideologies and governments; and comparison of international examples of alternative structures for executive leadership, legislatures, bureaucracy, and judicial systems.
Prerequisites: POL 101
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Ohio Transfer Module Approved

POL 198 First Year Special Topics in Political Science
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Political Science, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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POL 199 First Year Independent Project in Political Science
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Political Science that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Political Science faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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POL 298 Second Year Special Topics in Political Science
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Political Science, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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POL 299 Second Year Independent Project in Political Science
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Political Science that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Political Science faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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