May 31, 2023  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 330 American Political Thought

(also listed as HS 329 )

This course traces the main themes and chronological periods that comprise American political thought. The course examines writings from the pre-revolutionary era through the contemporary political era. The goal of the course is for students to gain foundational knowledge about the evolution and development of American political thought. By the end of the course, students should be able to analyze temporal societal attitudes across a variety of topics including but not limited to democracy, liberalism, conservatism, identity, and religion.

Prerequisite: PS 101 American Politics  strongly recommended but not required.