News

FACULTY PROMOTION
Congratulations to Dr. Alison Dagnes for her promotion to the rank of full Professor, effective Fall 2013!

PI ALPHA ALPHA
HONOR SOCIETY
Shippensburg established a chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, the national honor society for public administration majors and MPA students. For more, click here.

PI SIGMA ALPHA
NATIONAL RECOGNITION
Congratulations to the Shippensburg University Theta Gamma Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha for winning the 2011/2012 Chapter of the Year Award!  For more, click here.
  

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Contact Information

Political Science Department
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1718

Laurie Stader
Department Administrator

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Course Schedule

Current Semester Course Offerings

Course #

Title

Spring

Fall

Spring

Fall
Spring

PLS100

United States Government

X

X

X

X
X

PLS141

International Politics

X

X

X

X
X

PLS201

Introduction to Political Science

X

X

X

X
X

PLS231

State and Local Government

X

X

X 

X
X

PLS251

Comparative Politics

X

 

X

X

PLS271

Introduction to Public Admin.

X

X

X

X
X

PLS291

Contemporary Issues

 

X

 

PLS300

Advanced American Government

X

X

X

X
X

PLS301

Research Methods

X

X

X

X
X

PLS302

Policy Analysis

X

 

X

X

PLS311

Legislative

X

 

 

X

PLS312

Executive

 

X

 

X

PLS313

Judicial

 

 

X

PLS321

Media and Public Opinion

 

 

X

PLS322

Interest Groups

 

 

X

PLS323

Campaigns

 

 

 

X 

PLS324

Women and Politics

 

X 

 

X

PLS325

African American Politics

 

 

 

X

PLS331

City Politics

X

 

 

X

PLS341

International Law and Organizations

X

 

 

PLS342

American Foreign Policy

X

 

 

X

PLS356

Politics of Developing Regions

 

X 

 

PLS357

Group Mobilization (Revolutions)

 

 

 

X

PLS3??

Political Economy and Conflict

 

 

X

PLS361

Theory: Ancient-19 th Century

X

 

 

X

PLS362

20 th Century Thought

 

 

 

X

PLS363

American Political Thought

 

X 

 

PLS365

Con Law 1

 

 

 

X

PLS366

Con Law 2

X

 

 

X

PLS367

Con Law 3

 

X

 

PLS371

Public Management

X

 

 

X

PLS372

Personnel

 

 

 

X

PLS373

Budgeting

 

 

X

PLS374

Ethics

 

 

X

PLS381

Labor Relations

 

X

 

PLS399

Capstone

 

X

X

X