Tompkins Cortland Community College

POSC225 - Comparative Politics


This course introduces students to various nation-states of the world and compares governmental development, political history and institutional functions in the contemporary era. Using a wide sample of nation-states it analyzes aspects of international relations, competing domestic political institutions, and the history of internal political processes that have generated cohesion and/or conflict. Prerequisites: ENGL 101; MATH 090 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semester.