Courses


Courses Taught by Dr. John Quinn
Truman State University

Example list of classes taught and Example Syllabi (they may not be up to date)

Intro Methodology Comparative Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa International Political Economy Senior Seminar

POL 171: Introduction to Political Science

Offered every semester (by different professors).  Fulfills Social Perspectives and Intercultural Interconnecting Perspectives course for the Dialogues.
Sample Syllabus Fall 2000

POL 300: Political Science Methodology  

Offered twice/three times a year.  Should be taken by end of Sophomore year.  Examines the basics approaches and tools of empirical political science.  Students write a research paper as well as master their key terms and concepts.
Sample Syllabus Spring 2002

POL 310: Comparative Politics: Theory and Research

Offered every semester.  Mine every Spring.  Fulfills requirement for majors. Emphasizes chronology or recent field,
emergence of capitalism, development, and democratization.
Sample Syllabus Spring 200

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POL 355: Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa                                                                                        

Offered every other year.  Examines the history of the political and economic systems of sub-Saharan Africa from early contact with Europeans up to present.  Emphasized regional trends and political economy of continent.
Sample Syllabus Fall 2001

POL 352: International Political Economy

Offered every other year.  Overviews basics of the rise and functions of international market.
Sample Syllabus Fall 1999

POL 460: Capstone: Senior Seminar in Political Science and International Relations

Offered every semester.  Capstone class for Political Science.  I teach it every other year.  Usually team taught.
Sample Syllabus Spring 2002

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