POLITICAL SCIENCE (POS)
POS 405 - CITIES AT WAR
This course provides study abroad opportunity in order to explore themes such as urbanization and the increasing lethality and indiscriminate nature of war. This course will also cover the extent to which globalization and global war have irrevovably affected the development of the modern city as we know it in Chicago and all modern cities. 200701
POS 440 - THE UNITED STATES PRESIDENCY
Contemporary and historical perspectives on the presidency including elements of presidential power, presidential selection, politics of the presidency, presidential personality, president and the media, and relations of president with courts, Congress, and bureaucracy.
POS 451 - POLITICS OF CHICAGO
Relation of City of Chicago, State of Illinois, forms of local government, party machines, judicial organization; interrelationships between Chicago politics and reform movements.
POS 455 - US-ILLINOIS ELECTIONS
Discussion of the presidential election, the primary system, and the political processes that will elect the country's president.
POS 462 - URBAN POLITICS
Historical development of political economy in major cities; political institutions and participation; changing conceptions of urban crisis; contemporary issues, especially economic development; community power.