Course Description

PS 321 Politics in Islamic Nations
4 cr.
Offered: Every other fall
Prerequisite: EN 211 with a grade of "C" or better or HON 102 and HON 112 and sophomore standing.
Study of the political ideologies, forces, processes and culture in Islamic countries. Considerable attention is given to the causes and expression of the current Islamist movements, protest and the politics of violence. Major conflicts involving Islamic communities are discussed. Additionally, history and the current state of Western countries’ relationships with Islamic countries is explored.