POLS 3141 Urban Life and Politics
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 23.
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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: two of the following courses: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] or Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2] or Core Studies 9 or Core Curriculum 3201-3208 [20.01-20.99].