The Catholic University of America

List of Courses and Concentrations

Course Number

Course Title

Concentration

Second

Concentration

111

Intro to American Government

None

 

112

Intro to Comparative Politics

None

 

202

European Politics

World Politics

 

211

Intro to Political Theory

None

 

212

Intro to International Relations

World Politics

 

220

Intro to Law

American Government

 

226

Intro to Peace Studies

American Government

World Politics

285

American Literature and Politics

Political Theory

American Government

300

Intro to Asian Politics

World Politics

 

301

Intro Public Administration, Governance, and Public Service

American Government

 

302

Contemporary Issues of U.S. Policy

American Government

 

303

Environmental Political Theory

Political Theory

 

305

Person and Polity

Political Theory

 

307

Global Issues

World Politics

 

310

The US Presidency

American Government

 

310A

Islam and the Modern World

World Politics

 

311

Changing Western Europe

World Politics

 

312

The Civil Rights Movement

World Politics

 

313

Urban Gov. and Politics

American Government

 

314

American Ethnic Politics

American Government

 

316

The Congress

American Government

 

317

American Public Opinion

American Government

 

319

Politics of Canada, Belgium andGermany

World Politics

 

320

Comparative World Media

World Politics

 

321

Legal Issues in Communications

TBD

 

322

Federalists and Anti-Federalists

American Government

 

323

Constitutional Law I

American Government

 

324

Constitutional Law II

American Government

 

325

The Future of Europe

World Politics

 

326

Politics in the Middle East

World Politics

 

327

Nationalism and Islam

World Politics

 

331

Globalization and Social Movement

World Politics

 

333

Democracy and Democratization

American Government

World Politics

338

The Art of the Interview

American Government

 

342

British Government and Politics

World Politics

 

343

Italian Politics

World

 

344

Brazil in World Affairs

World Politics

 

350

Latin American Politics

World Politics

 

351

The French Colonial Project

World Politics

 

359

Ancient and Medieval Political Thought

Political Theory

 

360

Modern Political Thought

Political Theory

 

362

Christian Political Thought

Political Theory

 

363

Politics of the 60s

American Government

 

364

Cold War Politics

American Government

 

370

Russian Politics: Gorbachev, Yeltsin, Putin

World Politics

 

371

Politics of New East Europe

World Politics

 

372

Politics and Culture in France and the United States

World Politics

American

375

The French "Exception"

World Politics

Theory 

400

American Political Parties

American Government

 

400A

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East

World Politics

 

401

Media and American Politics

American Government

 

402

The Values Divide: American Politics and Culture in Transition

American Government

 

403

Poverty, Social Welfare and Public

American Government

World Politics

403B

Crucial Cultural and Political Differences between France and American two centuries after Tocqueville

World Politics

 

404

Law and Morality

Political Theory

 

405

National Elections

American Government

 

406

Environment and Development

American Government

World Politics

407

U.S. Political Leadership to 1912

American Government

 

408

The Separation of Powers

American Government

 

410

American Political Thought I

Political Theory

 

411

American Political Thought II

Political Theory

 

412

National Policy-Making Processes

American Government

World Politics

412A

Homeland Security

American Government

World Politics

413

Power, Morality and Culture

any

 

413A

Power in American Politics

American Government

 

414

Reading Marx

Political Theory

 

415

International Organizations

World Politics

 

416

Comparative Political Development

World Politics

 

417

Politics of Development

World Politics

 

418

Ecology and Political Theory

Political Theory

 

419

Interest Groups and American Politics

American Government

 

420

Contemporary Issues in Congress

American Government

 

422

Religion and Public Policy

American Government

 

423

Politics and Military Strategy

American Government

World Politics

424

Contemporary Issues in State and Local Gov.

American Government

 

425

Just War: Morality and International Conflict

World Politics

Political Theory

426

Al Qaeda and its Affiliates

World Politics

 

427

US Leadership Since 1912

American Government

 

428

Conservatism and American Politics

American Government

Political Theory

429

Modern Irish Politics

World Politics

 

430

Chinese Government and Politics

World Politics

 

431A

East Asian Security

World Politics

 

432

Russian Foreign Policy

World Politics

 

433

Politics of Food

American Government

World Politics

435

Constitutional Politics of Europe

World Politics

 

436

US, China and International Relations ofEast Asia

World Politics

 

437

Countering Terrorists & Radicals

World Politics

 

445

US Foreign Policy

World Politics

American Government 

446

European Integration

World Politics

 

447

War and Peace in the Nuclear Age

World Politics

 

448

Varieties of Capitalism

World Politics

Political Theory

452

The American Federal System

American Government

 

454

Comparative Foreign Policy

World Politics

 

455

American Political Development

American Government

 

456

Congress and Foreign Policy

American Government

 

457

War in the Modern World

World Politics

 

462

Principles of American Founding

American Government

Political Theory

463A

Russia Under Yeltsin, Putin, and Beyond

World Politics

 

464

Topics in Congressional Politics

American Government

 

465

American Political Culture

American Government

 

466

Politics of Revolution and Rebellion

World Politics

 

472

National Security Processes

American Government

 

476

The Politics of Dystopia Animal Farm to Brave New World

Political Theory

 

478

Environmental Policy

American Government

 

489

Comparative Politics: Non-Western Politics and Culture

World Politics

 

490

Politics of Reconstruction and Reparation

World Politics

 

495A

Congressional Internship

(as of Fall 2013)

Varies

 

495B

Washington Internship

(as of Fall 2013)

Varies

 

496A

Senior Honors Thesis

(as of Fall 2013)

Varies

 

498

Undergraduate Comps

(as of Fall 2013)

Varies

 

498

Senior Honors Thesis

Varies

 

499

Senior Honors Thesis

Varies

 

501

Globalization

World Politics

 

502

Religion and World Politics

World Politics

 

503A

Tocqueville's Political Thought: Hope, Religion, and Democracy

Political Theory

 

504A

Regional Economic Growth

World Politics

 

505

Parties and Leaders in the U.S. Congress

American Government

 

505A

Constitutional Democracy in Theory and Practice

American Government

Political Theory

505B

Constitutional Democracy in Theory and Practice

American Government

Political Theory

506

Politics and the Imagination

Political Theory

 

507

The Supreme Court

American Government

 

508

The United States Presidency

American Government

 

509

Contemporary Issues in Urban and Ethnic Politics

American Government

World Politics

510

Property Rights in Environmental Policy

American Government

 

513

Bureaucratic Politics and Administration

American Government

 

518

American Political Parties and the Political Process

American Government

 

519

Science Policy Issues: Environment

American Government

 

520

US Political Leadership

American Government

 

520A

Lincoln and Political Leadership

American Government

 

521

The Presidency and the Congress

American Government

 

522A

Elections of 2008

American Government

 

523

Voting and Elections

American Government

 

524

The War on Terrorism

TBD

 

525

Insurgency, Civil War, Nation Building

World Politics

 

527

Parliamentary Studies (London)

World Politics

 

528

Congressional Internship

American Government

 

529

Liberalism and Its Critics

Political Theory

 

530

Classics of Political Economy

World Politics

 

531

Intro. To the Institutions and Policies of the European Community

World Politics

 

533

Elements of Political Analysis: The Policy Approach

Political Theory

 

534

Security After the Cold War

World Politics

 

535

U.S. Foreign Policy

World Politics

 

536

Comparative Politics (Leuven)

World Politics

 

537

International Political Economy

World Politics

 

538

Topics in International Political Economy

World Politics

 

539A

Comparative Politics of the Middle East

World Politics

 

540

New Issues in Old Europe

World Politics

 

542

British Politics

World Politics

 

544

Modern Christian Political Thought

Political Theory

 

545

Contemporary Issues in the U.K.

World Politics

 

546

Intelligence and National Security

American Government

 

548

Contemporary Political Theory

Political Theory

 

549

European Parliamentary Internship

World Politics

 

550

European Parliamentary Internship

World Politics

 

553

Constitutional Theory and Interpretation

Political Theory

 

554

Constitutional Political Economy

American Government

 

555

Conservatism

Political Theory

 

556

The Moral Problem of Politics

TBD

 

557

Contemporary Military Strategy

World Politics

 

558

Just Peace

World Politics

 

559

The Media and Foreign Policy

American Government

 

560

Issues in US Foreign Policy

World Politics

 

561

War Crimes

World Politics

 

562

American Political Development

American Government

 

563

Politics of Post-Soviet Russia

World Politics

 

570

Contemporary Irish Society

World Politics

 

572

Political and Military Problems of Developing Nations

World Politics

 

573

United States-Latin American Relations

World Politics

 

575

International Politics: Atlantic Alliance

World Politics

 

576

Ethics and Public Policy

World Politics

 

577

Political Theory of the American Framing

Political Theory

 

578

Advanced Topics in Public Law

American Government

 

579

Capitalism

World Politics

 

580

Grassroots Politics in Latin America

World Politics

 

583

Comparative Political Development

World Politics

 

584

Jurisprudence

American Government

Political Theory

585

Constitutionalism in Comparative Prospective

American Government

Political Theory

588

Just Peace

World Politics

 

590

Contending Civilizations

World Politics

 

593

Washington Internship

Varies with Internship

 

594

Washington Internship

Varies with Internship

 

595A

Congressional Internship

Varies

 

595B

Washington Internship

Varies

 

596

Independent Study

Varies

 

599

Northern Ireland: Conflict and Culture

World Politics

 

HSEV

204

Environmental Politics and Policy

American

 

HSSS 101

Honors Intro Social Studies

Political Theory

 

HSSS 102

Honors Intro Social Studies

Political Theory