POLS 3301 Politics of Developing Nations

3 hours; 3 credits

Theories of political development and modernization. Comparison of selected political systems in developing countries. Traditional structures, new social forces and elites, political institutions, and performance. African and Asian states.

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.


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

Access the college's current and recent course bulletins.