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MALA 5317 (3-3-0) Comparative Government
The study and application of theories and concepts related to the scope of comparative politics and methods of comparing various aspects of political systems. The principles, structure, and operation of three selected contemporary governmental systems will be compared to each other and the government of the United States. Special attention will be paid to the impact of contrasting cultures, geography, and topography in the development of different governmental systems. This 5000-level course is cross-listed with a 4000-level course and includes specific graduate course requirements which reflect appropriate deeper learning experiences and rigor in the higher-level course. Spring, even-numbered years.
Prerequisite: 6 hours in political science or instructor approval.
Cross Listed Courses: POLS 4302