POS 210 - Political Internship
POS 210 is a service learning course, with an academic component, which allows students to receive credit for serving an internship in the political field. There will be one class hour per week, focusing on issues related to these service activities. Service activities include, but are not limited to, working with local political parties, serving in election campaigns, and working with local elected officials. The instructor will determine which service activities are appropriate and how both the service and academic components are assessed.
1 Class Hour, 2 Service Activities
Learning Outcomes of the course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Identify the major theories used by political scientists to study local government as they relate to internships.
- Identify the major research methods used by political scientists to study local government as they relate to internships.
- Analyze political behavior using at least one of the major theories used by political scientists.
- Discuss contemporary local political issues from the political science perspective.
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