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    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
   
    Nov 30, 2022  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science


       Major Requirements 

              Minor Requirements 

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http://web.utk.edu/~polisci/

John Scheb, Head

Professors
Fitzgerald, M.R., PhD - Oklahoma
Folz, D.H., PhD - Tennessee
Freeland, P.K., PhD - Wisconsin
Gant, M.M., PhD - Michigan State
Houston, D.J., PhD - State University of New York (Binghamton)
Lyons, W., PhD - Oklahoma
Nownes, A.J., PhD - Kansas
Scheb, J.M., PhD - Florida
Stephens, Jr., O.H. (Alumni Distinguished Service Professor), PhD - Johns Hopkins
Tonn, B., PhD - Northwestern
Zhong, Y., PhD - Kentucky
 
Associate Professors
Down, I., PhD - North Carolina
Prins, B., PhD - Michigan State
 
Assistant Professors
Hwang, W., PhD - Michigan State
Kelly, N., PhD - North Carolina
Morgan, J.M., PhD - North Carolina

The Department of Political Science offers a variety of courses of general interest to undergraduates, as well as ample opportunity for students to specialize in the study of government and politics. The political science discipline is broad and diverse ranging from the study of campaigns and elections to analysis of political philosophy. Political science gives attention to the theory and practice of government at all levels from local to international, as well as to the complex relationships between social values and the formulation of public policy. As a blend of the theoretical and the practical, political science has much to offer as an undergraduate major and as an elective field for the non-major. It provides a broad liberal arts background for professional careers in law, government service, foreign service, business, journalism, and public school teaching. It offers a good foundation for those wishing to pursue post-graduate study, especially in the fields of law, political science, and public administration. For those interested in specializing in fields outside of law and government, political science courses can contribute significantly to an awareness of public issues and an appreciation of the complexity of modern society.

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       Major Requirements 

              Minor Requirements