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Department of Social Sciences : CP courses for 2019 and forward

CP courses for 2019 and forward

What Courses Fulfill the Comparative Politics Major?
*(Class of 2019 and forward, only)
 
Core Classes: You will take the following “toolbox” courses:
 
Integrative Experience:  You will take the International Security Seminar (SS486) to fulfill your integrative experience for the Comparative Politics major.
Thesis Option:  Highly qualified cadets may choose to complete a thesis during your firstie year.  The Senior Thesis class consists of a fall and spring semester course sequence that culminates in a thesis defense and a final written product that generally ranges from 30-50 pages in length.
Comparative Politics Requirement: You will choose one of two courses.
Comparative Politics Elective:  You will choose three Comparative Politics electives.  
American Politics Elective:  You will choose one American Politics elective.
 
International Relations Elective:  You will choose one International Relations elective.
Complementary Support Courses:  Courses are grouped by regional, disciplinary, or thematic areas. You will typically select two Complementary Support Courses within one of the areas below.  Cadets can also request courses not in these packages, if approved by the DAC or program director.
          Middle East
  • Geography of the Middle East (HI339)
  • The Modern Middle East (HI339)
  • The Middle East to 1798 (HI349)
  • Intensive Intermediate Arabic (LA371)
  • Colloquial Arabic (LA472)
  • Arabic Reading / Writing thru Media (LA475)
  • Military Speaking / Reading Arabic (LA476)
  • Arab Civilization I (LA483)
  • Arab Civilization II (LA484)
  • Arabic Literature I (LA485)
  • Arabic Literature II (LA486)
  • Intensive Intermediate Persian (LZ371)
  • Persian Reading / Writing thru Media (LZ475)
China and East Asia
  • Geography of Russia (EV371)
  • China—Central Kingdom to Communist Rule (HI337)
  • Modern South Asia (HI346)
  • Asian Warfare and Politics (HI347)
  • Intensive Intermediate Chinese (LC371)
  • Chinese Reading / Writing thru Media (LC475)
  • Military Speaking / Reading – Chinese (LC476)
  • Chinese Civilization I (LC483)
  • Chinese Civilization II (LC484)
  • Chinese Literature I (LC485)
  • Chinese Literature II (LC486) 
Western Europe
  • Geography of Africa (EV375)
  • Geography of Europe (EV386)
  • Modern Germany (HI343)
  • Medieval Europe (HI361)
  • The Age of Exploration (HI341)
  • The British Isles since 1688 (HI342)
  • Modern Western Europe (HI364)
  • Arabic Reading / Writing thru Media (LA475)
  • Arab Civilization I (LA483)
  • Arabic Literature II (LA486)
  • Intensive Intermediate French (LF371)
  • French Reading / Writing thru Media (LF475)
  • French Civilization I (LF483)
  • French Civilization II (LF484)
  • Survey of French Literature I (LF485)
  • Survey of French Literature II (LF486)
  • Intensive Intermediate German (LG371)
  • German Reading / Writing thru Media (LG475)
  • Military Speaking / Reading – German (LG476)
  • German Civilization I (LG483)
  • German Civilization II (LG484)
  • Survey of German Literature I (LG485)
  • Survey of German Literature II (LG486)
  • Portuguese Reading / Writing thru Media (LP475)
  • Short Story in Portuguese (LP481)
  • Portuguese Civilization I (LP483)
  • Portuguese Civilization II (LP484)
  • Civilization of the Portuguese-Speaking World (LP482)
  • Intensive Intermediate Spanish (LS371)
  • The Holocaust and its Legacy (XH405)
 
Latin America
  • Geography of Latin America (EV373)
  • The Age of Exploration (HI341)
  • Modern Latin America (HI348)
  • Portuguese Reading / Writing thru Media (LP475)
  • Civilization of the Portuguese-Speaking World (LP482)
  • Literature of the Portuguese-Speaking World (LP492)
  • Intensive Intermediate Spanish (LS371)
  • Spanish Reading / Writing thru Media (LS475)
  • Intensive Intermediate Spanish (LS371)
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Russia and Eastern Europe
  • Geography of Russia (EV371)
  • Geography of Asia (EV372)
  • Geography of Europe (EV386)
  • Medieval Europe (HI361)
  • Imperial and Soviet Russia (HI367)
  • Modern Central and Eastern Europe, 1896-1989 (HI368)
  • Intensive Intermediate Russian (LR371)
  • Russian Reading / Writing thru Media (LR475)
  • Russian Civilization I (LR483)
  • Russian Civilization II (LR484)
  • Survey of Russian Literature I (LR485)
  • Survey of Russian Literature II (LR486)
 
Africa
  • Geography of Africa (EV375)
  • The Age of Exploration (HI341)
  • Modern Africa (HI345)
  • Intensive Intermediate French (LF371)
  • French Reading / Writing thru Media (LF475)
  • Military Speaking / Reading—French (LF476)
  • Portuguese Reading / Writing thru Media (LP475) 
Grand Strategy
  • Strategy and Policy (DS370)
  • Environmental Security (EV487)
  • Strategy, Policy, and Generalship (HI358)
  • US Foreign Relations since 1898 (HI372)
  • War and its Theorists (HI385)
  • Strategic Management (MG421)
  • Military Ethics (PY325)
  • Economics of National Security (SS477)
 
Terrorism
  • Special Operations / Low-Intensity Conflict (DS360)
  • Insurgency & Counterinsurgency (DS460)
  • Environmental Security (EV487)
  • History of Irregular Warfare (HI381)
  • Cyber Operations (IT460)
 
Defense and Strategic Studies
  • Landpower (DS320)
  • Military Innovation(DS345)
  • Strategy and Policy (DS370)
  • Comparative Defense Policy (DS455)
  • Insurgency & Counterinsurgency (DS460)
  • The Arts of War (EP374)
  • Geography of Global Cultures (EV365)
  • Military Geography (EV482)
  • War at Sea and in the Air (HI356)
  • Warfare since 1945 (HI357)
  • Strategy, Policy & Generalship (HI358)
  • History of Irregular Warfare (HI381)
  •  War & its Theorists (HI385)
  • Combat Modeling (SE485)
 
Security and International Law
  • Comparative Legal Systems (LW410)
  • Environmental Law (LW473)
  • Law of Armed Conflict (LW474)
  • International Law (LW481)
  • National Security Law (LW482)
 
Leadership
  • Human Resource Management (MG382)
  • Introductory Sociology (PL371)
  • Foundations of Counseling (PL387)
  • Leadership in Combat (PL471)
  • Armed Forces and Society (PL482)
  • Military Ethics (PY325)
 
Negotiation
  • Leading Teams (MG379)
  • Negotiation for Leaders (MG390)
 
Intrastate Conflict
  • Insurgency & Counterinsurgency (DS460)
  • Warfare in Age of Revolutions (HI338)
  • The Age of Exploration (HI341)
  • Modern South Asia (HI346)
  • Imperial and Soviet Russia (HI367)
  • History of Irregular Warfare (HI381)
  • Revolutionary America (HI394)
 
Political Theory
  • War Literature (EN353)
  • Shakespeare (EN370)
  • The Ancient World (HI365)
  • War & its Theorists (HI385)
  • World Religions (HI391)
  • Advanced Constitutional Law Seminar (LW475)
  • Logical Reasoning (PY359)
  • Reality and Knowledge (PY310)
  • Military Ethics (PY325)
  • Political Philosophy (PY330)
  • Philosophy of Rleigion (PY345)
  • Philosophy of Science (PY350)
  • Philosophy of Mind (PY355)
  • Ancient Philosophy (PY360)
  • Eastern Thought (PY369)
  • 17th & 18th Century Philosophy (PY375)
  • Kant & 19th Century Philosophy (PY376)
  • 20th Century Philosophy (PY377)
 
Economics
  • Math for the Social Sciences (MA367)
  • SNA for Public Policy (PL396)
  • Game Theory (SS364)
  • Econometrics I (SS368)
  • Manpower-Labor Economics (SS380)
  • Microeconomics (SS382)
  • History of Economics (SS385)
  • Public Finance (SS387)
  • Macroeconomics (SS388)
  • Financial Statement Analysis (SS394)
  • Economics of National Security (SS477)
  • International Economics (SS484)
  • Colloquium (Economics) (SS490D)
  • Principles of Finance (SS494)
  • Issues in Microeconomic Theory (SS497)
Additional Courses:  You will choose one Information Technology course, one additional semester of a foreign language
 
  • Theory and Practice of Military IT Systems (IT305)
  • Advanced Theory and Practice of Military IT Systems (IT355) 
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Persian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish 
  • General Chemistry II (CH102)
  • Biology (CH275)
  • Physics II (PH206)
  • Advanced Physics II (PH256)