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POSC 363 - Russian Politics


Description:
Evolution, patterns, and comparative analyses of the Russian polity.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify, describe, and explain major concepts, themes and theories relevant to non-state actors, institutions, and political behavior of Russian polity/political system
  • Explain and demonstrate effects of Russian history (prerevolutionary, Communist era, post-Communism) on contemporary politics, especially transitions from Communist rule to political system of today
  • Apply political science models and methods of comparative political analysis to Russian system through comparative examination of European and other relevant nations to critically evaluate Russia’s political development
  • Explain and assess Russia’s geopolitical contexts and analyze relations with other nations, international state and non-state actors
  • Develop and ask appropriate questions and utilize appropriate research tools such as comparative case study approaches or expert analysis to critically evaluate a specific topic or controversy in course subject matter and/or current event(s) as well as demonstrate effective written communication
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
4/17/2014



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