AP/POLS 1000 6.00
Introduction to Politics: Exploring the Democratic Experience
CROSSLISTED COURSES: AS/AK POLS 1000/2410 & AP PPAS 1000 & GL POLS 1400
This course introduces students to the study of politics. Special emphasis is given to different understandings of democracy, problems in democratic theory, and the real world practices of democratic states. Normally, the entire class meets for two hours weekly for lectures by the course director. Students meet an additional (third) hour each week in small tutorial groups to discuss topics raised by the lecture and by assigned readings.