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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 102 Introduction to Political Theory

This course is designed to introduce students to some of the major themes and concepts associated with western political thought, including the function of politics and government, power, equality, justice and liberty. Students will analyze political thinkers from Plato and Aristotle to Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Marx and Rawls as well as challenge their ideas.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Social Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Western Civilization
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3