Duke University Political Science

This is a representative list of courses offered by the department and should not be used for schedule planning. For accurate and up-to-date course listings and information, Duke students should log into ACES.

Summer I 2015

Course Title Instructor Section Time Room
POLSCI 105S
Doc Exper: A Video Appr 1 01 MTuTh 02:00 PM-04:05 PM Smith 228

Course Description

A documentary approach to the study of local communities through video production projects assigned by the course instructor. Working closely with these groups, students explore issues or topics of concern to the community. Students complete an edited video as their final project. Not open to students who have taken this course as Film/Video/Digital 105S. Instructor: Hawkins
POLSCI 276
Contemporary Documentary Films 1 01 MTuTh 03:30 PM-05:35 PM Social Sciences 105

Course Description

Integrated with the films and filmmakers of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The art form, style, and technology of contemporary documentary films. Issues of autonomy and power, politics, and public policies. Analysis of outstanding films from around the world. Presentations and discussions by filmmakers. Not open to students who have taken this course as Film/Video/Digital 129. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 292-1
Internship 1 01 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Open to students engaging in practical or governmental work experience during the summer or a regular semester. A faculty member in the department will supervise a program of study related to the work experience, including a substantive paper on a politics-related topic, containing significant analysis and interpretation. Consent of director of undergraduate studies required. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 390S-3
Spec Top In Spc 1 01 MTuTh 02:00 PM-04:05 PM Perkins 087

Course Description

Special Topics in Security, Peace and Conflict. Same as Political Science 390-3 except in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 391-1
Sen Ind Study Political Theory 1 01 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Individual non-research directed study in a field of special interest under faculty member supervision. Offered only in areas of study not otherwise provided in department course offerings and with the direct approval and sponsorship of a faculty member. Will not generally be offered unless student has first established an extensive record of work with the faculty member. Written permission of faculty member and detailed description of course of directed study required before contacting the Director of Undergraduate Studies for permission number. Fulfills a political theory course requirement. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 391-1
Sen Ind Study Political Theory 1 02 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Individual non-research directed study in a field of special interest under faculty member supervision. Offered only in areas of study not otherwise provided in department course offerings and with the direct approval and sponsorship of a faculty member. Will not generally be offered unless student has first established an extensive record of work with the faculty member. Written permission of faculty member and detailed description of course of directed study required before contacting the Director of Undergraduate Studies for permission number. Fulfills a political theory course requirement. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 393-1
Soph/jun Res Ind Study Theory 1 01 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Individual directed research under the supervision of a faculty member. Central goal is substantive research paper or report containing significant analysis and interpretation of a previously approved topic. Offered only in areas of study not otherwise provided in department course offerings and with the direct approval and sponsorship of a faculty member. Will not generally be offered unless student has first established an extensive record of work with the faculty member. Written permission of faculty member and detailed description of course of directed study required before contacting the DUS for permission number. Fulfills a political theory course requirement. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 493-1
Sen Res Ind Study Poltheory 1 01 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Individual directed research under the supervision of a faculty member. The central goal is a substantive research paper or report containing significant analysis and interpretation of a previously approved topic. Offered only in areas of study not otherwise provided in department course offerings and with the direct approval and sponsorship of a faculty member. Will not generally be offered unless student has first established an extensive record of work with the faculty member. Written permission of faculty member and detailed description of research project required before contacting the DUS for permission number. Fulfills a political theory course requirement. Instructor: Staff
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