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Winter 2022
Sep 28,2022
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PS 101 - Modern World Governments
Associated Term: Winter 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Define and utilize the basic terminology used in comparative politics and political science more broadly
2. Identify, explain, and critically analyze the diversity of historical experiences, types of governmental arrangements, political cultures, and economic systems in the world
3. Identify the various types of legislative, executive, judicial and electoral institutional arrangements in the world, explain how they function, and analyze the political consequences of specific institutional arrangements
4. Explain how history, political culture and development experiences impacts contemporary institutional and economic arrangements
5. Develop and express political ideas and opinions through the critical evaluation of political information with respect for different points of view
6. Apply knowledge and experiences to increase appreciation for and participation in the global community
7. Critically assess one’s own political system and culture and the role and actions of the United States globally
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