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Professor Terrance MullinsProfessor Terrance Mullins
Division of Humanities & Social Sciences
Department of Political Science



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  • POL 101 - American Political Institutions
    This course is a study of national, state and local government, including the national and state constitutions. It emphasizes the rights and responsibilities of citizens and political processes and issues facing government. Emphasis will be given to practical policy formulation at all levels.
    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

  • POL 201 - Introduction to Political Science
    This course is an introductory survey of the field of political science designed to familiarize students with basic political concepts, political ideologies, political systems, and subfields within political science. This course will also focus on the major concepts, theories, institutions, processes and policies of government at the national, state, and local levels. The class is intended for college transfer students, especially political science majors.
    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

  • POL 240 - Introduction to Political Theory
    This course is an introduction to western political thought. The course surveys major themes in the history of political theory, including works by Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Machiavelli, Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau and Marx. Topics of discussion include how best to govern society, the quality and ethics of political leadership, the sources of law and governmental authority, the issue of liberty and justice, and the role of the state in economic relations.
    Transfer Credit: CSU;UC