Course Catalog : Subject Area




Political Science Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
PLS 135 American National Politics
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Teaches political institutions and processes of the national government of the United States; focuses on the Congress, presidency, and the courts and their inter-relationships. Gives attention to public opinion, suffrage, elections, political parties, interest groups, civil rights, domestic policy, and foreign relations. Lecture 3 hours per week.
PLS 136 State and Local Politics
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Teaches structure, powers, and functions of state and local government in the United States. Lecture 3 hours per week.
PLS 241 International Relations I
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Teaches geographic, demographic, economic, ideological, and other factors conditioning the policies of countries and discusses conflicts and their adjustment. Lecture 3 hours per week.