PS 310 Contemporary Political Ideologies 4 cr.

This course will familiarize students with the concept of political ideology, its historical development, and applications.  Key texts representing the major ideologies of the 20th and 21st centuries will be studied (such as liberalism, conservatism, nationalism, fascism, socialism, etc.) along with competing scholarly perspectives on them. The course will also cover recent and/or unacknowledged political ideologies – political ideas that are influential, but which are not always recognized as ideologies.