Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate poli-sci students in class

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UB This Winter: January 3-23, 2019

During winter intersession, we offer several online course options providing students with the chance to accelerate through their program or take on extra courses of interest. Register early!

Course Registration

With questions about undergraduate courses and registration, please contact Pamela Menshel, undergraduate coordinator. 

Course Syllabi

For a copy of the syllabus for a specific course, please see UB Learns or contact your instructor

PSC 101: Introduction to American Politics
If students register for this course and then fail or resign the course, or want to repeat it for the purpose of raising their grade, they may only re-register themselves for the summer sessions. If re-taking the course in the summer would cause an unusual hardship for the student, please contact us to be registered in Fall or Spring semester.

Courses by Field of Interest

American

  • 101: Intro to American Politics
  • 227: Political Geography
  • 304: Legislative Politics
  • 306: The American Presidency
  • 307: Political Parties
  • 309: American Federalism
  • 311: State Politics
  • 312: Urban Politics
  • 313: Elections and Voting Behavior
  • 314: Public Policy Making
  • 315: American Poitical Economy
  • 316: Politics of Political Choice
  • 317: Environmental Politics
  • 319: Media in American Politics
  • 310: Public Opinio
  • 344: Presidential Campaigns
  • 376: Money in Politics
  • 378: Politics of Gender
  • 379: Racial and Ethnic Politics
  • 384: American Political Principles
  • 395: Empirical Democratic Theory
  • 436: Citizen Participation

Public Law

  • 215: Law & the Political Process
  • 225: Equality & Justice in the United States
  • 293: Race and the Law
  • 301: Cases in Civil Liberties
  • 302: Protecting Civil Liberties
  • 303: Constitutional Law
  • 305: Judicial Politics
  • 339: International Law
  • 401: Advanced Civil Liberties
  • 406: Supreme Court Seminar
  • 430: Human Rights
  • 470: Legal Political Theory
  • 480: Advanced Constitutional Law
  • 492: Pre Law Honors Seminar

Comparative

  • 103: Intro Comparative Politics
  • 222: Politics & Society
  • 224: Politics & Technology
  • 227: Political Geography
  • 229: East Asian Political Economy
  • 328: International Political Economy
  • 338: Comparative Foreign Policies
  • 332: International Organization
  • 336: Russian Foreign Policy
  • 339: International Law
  • 340: Politics in Western Europe
  • 341: Political Regime Change
  • 342: Politics of Developing Nations
  • 343: The Politics of Civil War
  • 345: Canadian Politics
  • 350: Politics of Post-Soviet States
  • 351: Pol. of Eastern European Nations
  • 355: Asian Politics
  • 370: African Politics
  • 371: Middle Eastern Politics
  • 395: Empirical Democratic Theory
  • 412: Comparative Political Institutions
  • 413: Comparative Political Economy
  • 420: Comparative Political Parties
  • 430: Human Rights
  • 43: Civil Military Relations

Other

  • 100: Enduring Issues in Pol. Science
  • 490: Honors Seminar
  • 495: Senior Seminar
  • 496: Political Science Internship
  • 497: Honors Thesis
  • 499: Independent Study

International

  • 102: Intro to International Politics
  • 326: War and International Security
  • 328: International Political Economy
  • 330: International Relations Problems
  • 332: International Organization
  • 333: International Relations Theory
  • 335: American Foreign Policy
  • 336: Russian Foreign Policy
  • 337: Chinese Foreign Policy
  • 338: Comparative Foreign Policy
  • 339: International Law
  • 343: The Politics of Civil War
  • 346: Individuals & World Politics
  • 373: International Futures
  • 391: Special Topics in Int. Relations
  • 418: The International System
  • 430: Human Rights

Philosophy

  • 104: Intro to Political Philosophy
  • 380: Classic & Medieval Pol. Phil.
  • 382: Machiavelli Marx Pol. Phil.
  • 383: 20th-Century Pol. Philosophy

Empirical

  • 200: Empirical Political Science
  • 392: Political Analysis Lab
  • 393: Game Theory & Politics
  • 408: Basic Stats for/Social Sciences