Political Science

Phone: 262-472-1120 E-Mail: polsci@uww.edu

Faculty: Paul Adogamhe, Larry Anderson, Christopher Chapp, Charles Cottle, Jolly Emrey, Zohreh Ghavamshahidi, Jane Gottlick, Anne Hamilton, Craig Heatwole, Susan Johnson(Chairperson), John Kozlowicz, Xia Li Lollar, and F. Peter Wagner.

Students who major or minor in political science and its related disciplines at UW-Whitewater are offered a comprehensive course of study, emerging from the awareness that governmental policy and policy-making are of paramount importance for the life we lead. The political science program at UW-W concentrates on providing students with a basic understanding of contemporary government, policy-making, and politics. An internship program which provides students a unique opportunity to blend this theory with practice is also available. Internship possibilities include work with a legislator, on the campaign staff of a candidate for public office, in a law office, or in a governmental agency. While most students intern in Wisconsin, there is also a program based in Washington, D.C. through the Washington Center to provide students with opportunities to view the national political process in action. Students should be aware of the intimate relationship between the political process and the world of business. For those interested, a liberal arts political science program combined with a professional minor might prove useful.

Also available is an interdisciplinary major in Public Policy and Administration which provides comprehensive preparation for careers in government and in government-related organizations in the private sector. This major is sponsored jointly with the Department of Management. The Political Science Department offers minors in Political Science, Public Administration, and Legal Studies, as well as Paralegal and Lobbying Certificates.

MAJORS/EMPHASES

Honors in Political Science: The Political Science Department offers an honors program within the major. Program and course requirements are provided below. In addition to completing the requirements of the Political Science major, those students earning the Honors designation are required to prepare a Senior honors thesis, submit an undergraduate research grant proposal and complete either an internship or travel study course.

Career Options: There are several potential options which a person interested in political science may follow. Students may wish to plan their programs with certain career objectives in mind. Among the options recommended are the following:

I. Public Employment Option—Plan A: Major in political science with a minor in public administration—Plan B: Double Major in Political Science & Public Policy & Administration

II. Law Option—Plan A: Major in political science with a minor in Legal Studies—Plan B: Major in political science with a minor in a related discipline.

III. International Employment Option—Plan A: Major in political science with an emphasis in comparative and international politics—Plan B: Major in Political Science & minor in International Studies

IV. Government and Business Option—Plan A: Major in political science and a minor in a related discipline—Plan B: Major in political science and select a business minor.

Areas of Political Science. The department curriculum is divided into five basic areas. This is intended to provide a sound and balanced acquaintance with political science. Majors and minors are expected to meet the appropriate area requirements.

The areas are:

I. American Government—courses: POLISCI 315, POLISCI 317, POLISCI 318, POLISCI 319, POLISCI 321, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 357, POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 416, POLISCI 419, POLISCI 446.

II. Public Policy & Administration—courses: POLISCI 316, POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330, POLISCI 421, POLISCI 430, POLISCI 440, POLISCI 489.

III. Comparative Government—courses: POLISCI 345, POLISCI 352, POLISCI 456, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 461, POLISCI 471, POLISCI 472, POLISCI 480.

IV. International Relations—courses: POLISCI 340, POLISCI 348, POLISCI 350, POLISCI 351, POLISCI 457, POLISCI 463, POLISCI 464.

V. Political Theory—courses: POLISCI 365, POLISCI 411, POLISCI 412, POLISCI 420.

POLITICAL SCIENCE (BA/BS)

MAJOR - 34 UNITS

1. POLISCI 101, POLISCI 141, POLISCI 301 AND POLISCI 302

2. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 1-AMERERICAN GOVERNMENTT POLISCI 315, POLISCI 317, POLISCI 318, POLISCI 319, POLISCI 321, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 357, POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 416, POLISCI 419 AND POLISCI 446

3. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 2-PUBLIC POLICY & ADMINISTRATION: POLISCI 316, POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330, POLISCI 343, POLISCI 421, POLISCI 430, POLISCI 440 AND POLISCI 489

4. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 3-COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT: POLISCI 345, POLISCI 352, POLISCI 456, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 461, POLISCI 471, POLISCI 472 AND POLISCI 480

5. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 4-INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: POLISCI 340, POLISCI 348, POLISCI 350, POLISCI 351, POLISCI 457, POLISCI 463, AND POLISCI 464

6. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 5-POLITICAL THEORY: POLISCI 365, POLISCI 411, POLISCI 412 OR POLISCI 420

7. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE 300 OR 400 LEVEL UNITS FROM THE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT:

8. SELECT 6 ELECTIVE UNITS FROM THE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT EXCLUDING GENED 140

AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

POLITICAL SCIENCE - LEGAL STUDIES EMPHASIS (BA/BS)

MAJOR - 58 UNITS

1. POLISCI 101, POLISCI 141, POLISCI 240, POLISCI 301, POLISCI 302, POLISCI 418, POLISCI 419, POLISCI 493

2. SELECT 6-9 UNITS - PUBLIC LAW

POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 416, POLISCI 350

3. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 1 - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (NOTE NO PUBLIC LAW COURSES MAY BE USED TO SATISFY THIS REQUIREMENT)

POLISCI 314, POLISCI 315, POLISCI 317, POLISCI 318, POLISCI 319, POLISCI 321, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 357, POLISCI 446

4. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 2 - PUBLIC POLICY & ADMINISTRATION

POLISCI 316, POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330, POLISCI 331, POLISCI 343, POLISCI 421, POLISCI 430, POLISCI 440, POLISCI 489

5. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 3 - COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT

POLISCI 345, POLISCI 352, POLISCI 456, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 461, POLISCI 471, POLISCI 472, POLISCI 480

6. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 4 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS:

POLISCI 340, POLISCI 351, POLISCI 457, POLISCI 463, POLISCI 464

7. SLECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 5 - POLITICAL THEORY

POLISCI 365, POLISCI 411, POLISCI 412, POLISCI 420

8. SELECT 6-9 UNITS FROM COURSES: FINANCE BUSINESS LAW

FNBSLW 341, FNBSLW 342, FNBSLW 440, FNBSLW 442, FNBSLW 443, FNBSLW 455

9. SELECT 3-9 UNITS - BREADTH COURSES: (NOTE NO MORE THAN 6 UNITS MAY BE TAKEN FROM THE SAME DEPARTMENT)

CRIMJUS 321, HISTRY 425, PHILSPHY 241, PHILSPHY 251, SAFETY 453, SOCIOLGY 276, SOCIOLGY 365, COMM 328, COMM 345, JOURNLSM 420, WOMENST 380

POLITICAL SCIENCE HONORS EMPHASIS (BA/BS)

MAJOR - 34 UNITS

1. POLISCI 101, POLISCI 141, POLISCI 301, POLISCI 302 AND 499

2. POLISCI 250 OR POLISCI 255

3. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 1 - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: POLISCI 315, POLISCI 317, POLISCI 318, POLISCI 319, POLISCI 321, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 357, POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 416, POLISCI 419 AND POLISCI 446

4. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 2 - PUBLIC POLICY: POLISCI 316, POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330, POLISCI 421, POLISCI 430, POLISCI 440 AND POLISCI 489

5. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 3 - COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT: POLISCI 345, POLISCI 352, POLISCI 456, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 461, POLISCI 471, AND POLISCI 472

6. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 4 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: POLISCI 340, POLISCI 348, POLISCI 350, POLISCI 351, POLISCI 457, POLISCI 463 AND POLISCI 464

7. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: AREA 5 - POLITICAL THEORY: POLISCI 365, POLISCI 411, POLISCI 412 OR POLISCI 420

8. SELECT 3 UNITS OF POLISCI 493 OR 3 UNITS OF POLISCI 491 OR 3 UNITS OF OTHER APPROVED TRAVEL STUDY

AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

AN UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH GRANT PROPOSAL SUBMISSION IS REQUIRED FOR THE HONORS EMPHASIS

POLITICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION (BSE)

LICENSURE - 42 UNITS

1. SECND 430 AND SECNDED 466

2. EDFOUND 342 OR EDFOUND 445

3. SELECT 2 UNITS FROM CIFLD 201

4. STUDENT TEACHING:

a. SELECT 2 UNITS FROM CIFLD 402 (MIDDLE SCHOOL) OR CIFLD 404 (SECONDARY SCHOOL)

b. SELECT 12 UNITS FROM CIFLD 414 (SECONDARY SCHOOL) OR CIFLD 412 (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

5. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM CIFLD 492

6. GEOGRPY 252 (GS) OR BIOLOGY 214 (GM)

7. ECON 213

8. EDFOUND 212 AND EDFOUND 425

9. SPECED 205

MAJOR - 34 UNITS

1. POLISCI 101, POLISCI 141, POLISCI 301 AND POLISCI 302

2. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 1 - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: POLISCI 315, POLISCI 317, POLISCI 318, POLISCI 319, POLISCI 321, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 357, POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 416, POLISCI 419, AND POLISCI 446

3. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 2 - PUBLIC POLICY: POLISCI 316, POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330, POLISCI 343, POLISCI 421, POLISCI 430, POLISCI 440, AND POLISCI 489

4. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 3 - COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT: POLISCI 345, POLISCI 352, POLISCI 456, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 461, POLISCI 471, POLISCI 472, AND POLISCI 480

5. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 4 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: POLISCI 340, POLISCI 348, POLISCI 350, POLISCI 351, POLISCI 457, POLISCI 463, AND POLISCI 464

6. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 5 - POLITICAL THEORY: POLISCI 365, POLISCI 411, POLISCI 412, AND POLISCI 420

7. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE 300 OR 400 LEVEL UNITS FROM THE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

8. SELECT 6 ELECTIVE UNITS FROM THE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT EXCLUDING GENED 140

AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR

SOCIAL STUDIES BROADFIELD - POLITICAL SCIENCE EMPHASIS (BSE)

LICENSURE - 42 UNITS

1. SECNDED 466

2. EDFOUND 243 OR EDFOUND 445

3. CIFLD 210

4. STUDENT TEACHING

A. SELECT 2 OR 12 UNITS FROM CIFLD 412

B. SELECT 2 OR 12 UNITS FROM CIFLD 414

5. SECNDED 430

6. GEOGRPY 252 (GS) OR BIOLOGY 214 (GM)

7. ECON 213 OR ECON 234

8. EDFOUND 212 AND EDFOUND 425

9. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSE CIFLD 492

10. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM SPECED 205

MAJOR - 54 UNITS

1. POLISCI 101, POLISCI 141, POLISCI 301 AND POLISCI 302

2. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 1-AMER GOVMT POLISCI 315, POLISCI 317, POLISCI 318, POLISCI 319, POLISCI 321, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 357, POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 416, POLISCI 419 AND POLISCI 446

3. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 2-PUB POLICY & ADMIN POLISCI 316, POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330, POLISCI 421, POLISCI 430, POLISCI 440 AND POLISCI 489

4. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 3-COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT POLISCI 352, POLISCI 456, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 461, POLISCI 471 AND POLISCI 472 AND POLISCI 480

5. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 4-INTERNATNL RELATIONS POLISCI 340, POLISCI 348, POLISCI 350, POLISCI 351, POLISCI 457, POLISCI 463 AND POLISCI 464

6. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES AREA 5-POL THEORY POLISCI 365, POLISCI 411, POLISCI 412 AND POLISCI 420

7. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE 300 OR 400 LEVEL UNITS FROM THE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

8. SELECT 6 ELECTIVE UNITS FROM THE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT EXCLUDING GENED 140

9. SELECT 9-12 UNITS FROM TWO OF THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS FOR A TOTAL OF 21 UNITS:

A. SELECT 9-12 UNITS FROM ECONOMICS, EXCLUDING ECON 245 AND 345, AT LEAST 3 UNITS MUST BE CHOSEN FROM ECON 202 OR 213

B. SELECT 9-12 UNITS FROM GEOGRAPHY, EXCLUDING GEOGRPY 210, 300, 310, 320, 323, 330 AND 450, AT LEAST 3 UNITS MUST BE CHOSEN FROM GEOGRPY 230, 250 AND 252

C. SELECT 9-12 UNITS FROM HISTORY, SELECT 1 COURSE FROM EACH OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS: ADD A SECOND COURSE FROM ANY AREA:

AREA 1: HISTRY 124 OR HISTRY 125, HISTRY 311

AREA 2: HISTRY 154, HISTRY 155

AREA 3: HISTRY 130, HISTRY 131, HISTRY 135, HISTRY 336, HISTRY 337, HISTRY 340, HISTRY 342, OR HISTRY 343

D. SELECT 9-12 UNITS FROM PSYCHOLOGY, EXCLUDING PSYCH 215, AT LEAST 3 UNITS MUST BE PSYCH 211

E. SELECT 9-12 UNITS FROM SOCIOLOGY DEPT., AT LEAST 3 UNITS MUST BE CHOSEN FROM COURSES SOCIOLGY 140 OR SOCIOLGY 250

MINORS/EMPHASES

LEGAL STUDIES

MINOR - 24 UNITS

1. POLISCI 418 POLISCI 493, POLISCI 419, FNBSLW 341

2. SELECT 6 UNITS FROM COURSES: POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 416

3. SELECT 6 UNITS FROM COURSES: FNBSLW 342, FNBSLW 442, FNBSLW 443, FNBSLW 455

POLITICAL SCIENCE

MINOR - 21 UNITS

1. POLISCI 141

2. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM EACH OF 3 GROUPS BELOW:

A. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 1 - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: POLISCI 315, POLISCI 317, POLISCI 318, POLISCI 319, POLISCI 321, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 357, POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 416, POLISCI 419, POLISCI 446

B. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 2 - PUBLIC POLICY: POLISCI 316, POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330, POLISCI 343, POLISCI 421, POLISCI 430, POLISCI 440, POLISCI 489

C. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 3 - COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT: POLISCI 345, POLISCI 352, POLISCI 456, POLISCI 460, POLISCI 461, POLISCI 471, POLISCI 472 AND POLISCI 480

D. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 4 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: POLISCI 340, POLISCI 348, POLISCI 350, POLISCI 351, POLISCI 457, POLISCI 463, POLISCI 464

E. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES - AREA 5 - POLITICAL THEORY: POLISCI 365, POLISCI 411, POLISCI 412, AND POLISCI 420

3. SELECT 9 ELECTIVE POLITICAL SCIENCE UNITS EXCEPT GENED 140

POLITICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION EMPHASIS

MINOR - 18 UNITS

1. POLISCI 141

2. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM POLISCI 240, POLISCI 317, POLISCI 318, POLISCI 344

3. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM POLISCI 320 AND POLISCI 430

4. POLISCI 255

5. POLISCI 250

6. POLISCI 351

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

The purpose of this program is to provide students interested in public service the possibility to do undergraduate study in the field as preparation for possible careers in government. The program is composed of courses offered in several departments to give direction and emphasis in the area of Public Administration.

MINOR - 22 UNITS

1. POLISCI 141, POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330 AND POLISCI 489

2. SELECT 10 UNITS FROM COURSES POLISCI 344, POLISCI 356, POLISCI 421, POLISCI 430, POLISCI 440, POLISCI 446, POLISCI 493, ACCOUNT 244, ECON 356, FNBSLW 348, MARKETNG 436, SOCIOLGY 352 OR A COURSE APPROVED BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPT

Social Studies minor in elementary education curriculum: See L&S Interdepartmental section.

PROGRAM OF PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION

Susan Johnson Coordinator

The University offers an opportunity for students to earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Public Policy and Administration. The major is designed to prepare students for careers in local, state, or national governments, and in businesses and other organizations in the private sector which work closely with government. The major is sponsored jointly by the Political Science Department in the College of Letters and Sciences and the Management Department in the College of Business and Economics. The courses in the major are offered by these two departments and by several other departments in the two Colleges, providing broad interdisciplinary preparation for the student.

MAJOR

PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (BS)

MAJOR - 60 UNITS

1. ACCOUNT 244, ECON 202, POLISCI 141, PSYCH 211

2. MATH 231 OR PSYCH 215

3. MANGEMNT 301, ITBE 280, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 320 AND POLISCI 330

4. ITBE 353, ENGLISH 370 OR ENGLISH 372

5. POLISCI 489

6. SELECT 3 - 9 UNITS FROM COURSE POLISCI 493 IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISOR.

A 2.25 COMBINED UW-W & TRANSFER GPA IS REQUIRED TO TAKE THE COURSE.

7. IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISOR SELECT 0-6 UNITS OF ELECTIVES IN LIBERAL ARTS OR BUSINESS COURSES

8. IN CONSULTATION WITH AN Advisor SELECT A 15 UNIT CONCENTRATION FROM PUBLIC POLICY, GENERAL MANAGEMENT, PERSONNEL, POLICE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION, PLANNING AND BUDGET ADMINISTRATION, URBAN AFFAIRS, AND LEGAL AFFAIRS; OR AN INDIVIDUALIZED PLAN.

Overall GPA of 2.25 or higher is required to take POLISCI 493 and to graduate. No more than 3 Economics and 10 Business courses may be taken. Courses applied toward General Studies cannot be used for major or liberal arts requirements. A minor is not required.

CERTIFICATES

PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE

Susan Johnson (Coordinator)

CERTIFICATE - 18 UNITS

1. POLISCI 418, POLISCI 493

2. SELECT 2 COURSES FROM POLISCI 413, POLISCI 414, POLISCI 415, POLISCI 419

3. SELECT 2 COURSES FROM FNBSLW 341, FNBSLW 342, FNBSLW 442, FNBSLW 443, FNBSLW 455

LOBBYING CERTIFICATE

Larry Anderson (Coordinator)

CERTIFICATE - 18 UNITS

1. POLISCI 321, POLISCI 493

2. SELECT ONE COURSE FROM EACH AREA

AREA 1: POLISCI 320, POLISCI 330, POLISCI 430

AREA 2: POLISCI 317, POLISCI 319, POLISCI 344

AREA 3: PHILSPHY 251, PHILSPHY 261, INTRAUNV 246

AREA 4: COMM 328, COMM 344, COMM 345



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