Political Persuasion

POLSCI 241S

Examines political persuasion and democratic decision-making, with particular attention paid to political campaigns in the U.S. Explores what techniques political elites use to attempt to influence mass opinions and behaviors; who is likely to be influenced by such appeals; and the role of the mass media. Readings drawn from political communication, political psychology, and political behavior. Prerequisite: any one field introduction taken at the 100 level. One course.

Curriculum Codes: 

R, SS