Course Information

Political Theory

Course ID: PLSC 100
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Political Science
Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

An introduction to political theory, covering the principal ideas, controversies and institutions of political society. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of major approaches to the normative study of politics; to identify the assumptions underlying philosophical arguments; and to critically assess different theories of political justice.


PHIL 130 for students admitted to Loyola University for Fall 2012 or later. No requirement for students admitted to Loyola prior to Fall 2012 or those with a declared major or minor in the Department of Philosophy or Department of Political Science.

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