POLS 3141 Urban Life and Politics

3 hours; 3 credits

Introduction to the major approaches to the field of political science and to the controversies that surround this subject. Principal patterns of cultural, social, economic, and political life in urban settings. Interplay and impact of forces, events, behaviors, and practices that have shaped life in urban areas in the past and continue to do so in the present.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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