Published: March 28, 2018
Summer 2018

CU Denver Political Science Course Offerings - Summer 2018

Summer 2018 Maymester and Standard Summer Schedule: Online or On-Campus Courses 

Enroll in these courses by choosing “CU Denver” as the campus you are searching when you seek courses

PSCI 1001 Intro to Political Science 
Explore Humans as Political Animals, seeking freedom, justice & common good 
ONLINE Karen Breslin 
Meets: 06/04/2018 - 07/07/2018 

PSCI 1101 Intro to American Politics 
Is America Exceptional? Explore American history, political institutions, party values, and current affairs 
ONLINE Karen Breslin 
Meets: 06/04/2018 - 07/07/2018 

PSCI 3022 Political Systems of the World
Socialists & Capitalists, Strong States & Free Markets: Examine different approaches to the common good. 
ONLINE Martin Widzer 
Meets: 06/25/2018 - 07/28/2018 

PSCI 3050 002 Islamophobia 
Why are so many people fearful of Islam, and is fear justifiable? Evaluate evidence of Islamophobia and its consequences. 
Mo-Th 8:30 - 12:20 Bassem Hassan 
Meets: 05/14/2018 - 05/31/2018 

PSCI 3042 Intro International Relations 
How does the international system work? Which nations have more power and why? What explains war and peace? 
ONLINE Amme Kolovos 
Meets: 06/04/2018 - 07/07/2018 

PSCI 3042 Intro International Relations 
How does the international system work? Which nations have more power and why? What explains war and peace? 
ONLINE Thorsten Spehn 
Meets: 06/25/2018 - 07/28/2018 

PSCI 3347 Film and Politics 
Critical evaluation of film as a political tool of propaganda, entertainment, and education. View the Political classics! 
ONLINE Harv Bishop 
Meets: 06/25/2018 - 07/28/2018 

PSCI 4237 American National Security 
What threats does the U.S. face today and how does the national security establishment mobilize to address threats? 
Mo-Th 10:00 - 12:45 Martin Widzer
Meets: 06/25/2018 - 07/28/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekend Intensive Summer Schedule: Extended Studies Courses & Graduate Seminars 

Weekend Intensive Courses are completed in just 6 full days of intensive study. 
Enroll in these courses by choosing “EXTENDED STUDIES” as the campus to search when you seek courses 

PSCI 5014/4014 American Politics Advanced seminar in historic foundations, institutional structure and current dynamics of U.S. politics 
Instructor: Tony Robinson 
July 14/15, July 28/29, August 11/12 

PSCI 5009/4009 Budgetary Politics 
Explore politics of public budgeting...What budget models exist? How do budget battles reflect political power shifts? 
Instructor: Tyler Byrnes 
Meets June 9/10, June 23/24, July 21/22 

PSCI 5085/4085 Comparative Governance: Environment and Society 
Compare different political systems and their ability to deliver public goods. Why do some nations embrace renewable energy technology while others focus on “clean, beautiful coal”? Can nations learn from each other and share policy solutions? 
ONLINE Instructor Christoph Stefes 
Meets: 06/04/2018 - 07/28/2018