POLS 1135 Introduction to Political Thought (3 cr)

Explores enduring, controversial political topics across several thinkers and eras. Topics may include justice, power, authority, freedom, roles and purposes of government, the nature of the state, democracy, capitalism, economic prosperity, and "the good life" in a political community. By exploring diverse topics, students will encounter and apply different political ideologies, such as conservatism, liberalism, fascism, socialism, communism, feminism, environmentalism, democracy, capitalism, corporatism, and statism.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goals: 5 & 9