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Graduate

PhD students acquire the skills necessary to make theoretical and empirical contributions

Courses

Introductory

PS 2000 - The Profession of Political Science

PS 2010 - Foundations of Quantitative Methods                               

PS 2020 - Empirical Methods of Research

PS 2030 - Political Research and Analysis

PS 2040 - Core Political Theory

American Politics

PS 2200 - American Government and Politics

PS 2211 - American Legislative Process

PS 2212 - The American Presidency

PS 2213 - Judicial Process

PS 2230 - Mass Politics

PS 2235 - American Electoral Behavior

Comparative Politics

PS 2301 - Theory and Concepts of Comparative Politics

PS 2310 - Politics of the European Union

PS 2311 - Western European Government and Politics

PS 2313 - Comparative Political Behavior

PS 2321 - Latin American Politics

PS 2337 - Topics in Chinese Politics

PS 2341 - Government and Politics of USSR and Russian Federation

PS 2374 - Political Economy of Development

PS 2381 - Seminar in Political Institutions

PS 2384 - Topics in Comparative Politics (Political Economy)

PS 2385 - Comparative Legislatures

PS 2116 - Comparative Public Administration

International Relations/World Politics

PS 2501 - Theory of International Relations

PS 2502 - International Organizations

PS 2534 - Civil Wars

PS 2540 - International Political Economy

PS 2563 - Peacemaking and Peacekeeping

PS 2621 - Conflict Theory

Political Behavior

PS 2230 - Mass Politics

PS 2235 - American Electoral Behavior

PS 2313 - Comparative Political Behavior

PS 2323 - Experimental Research in Political Behavior

Political Theory

PS 2607 - Democratic Theory and Democratization

PS 2620 - Topics in Political Theory

Research Methods

PS 2701 - Longitudinal and Panel Analysis

PS 2702 - Causal Inference

PS 2703 - Formal Theory I

PS 2704 - Formal Theory II

PS 2730 - Maximum Likelihood

PS 2740 - Time Series

Independent Studies

PS 2900 - Comprehensive Exam Preparation

PS 2901 - Qualifying Paper Preparation

PS 2902 - Directed Reading

PS 2903 - Directed Research

PS 2904 - Dissertation Overview Preparation

PS 2905 - Teaching and Research in Political Science

PS 2990 - Independent Study