Interesting courses you may take include:
Ancient Political Thought. Study ancient political thought, whose central concern is the search for the best regime – the one that most cultivates human excellence. Political philosophy is an important part of almost all of our classes and our emphasis on it is one of the things that most distinguishes us from other programs.
The Presidency and Congress. Examine the nation’s Chief Executive and law-making body. Topics include the constitutional sources and framework for executive and legislative action, including conflict and cooperation of the President with Congress, the historical development of these branches of government and contemporary issues in the legislative-executive process.
International Relations. Study how and why countries fight wars and make and maintain peace. The course draws on both historical and contemporary examples, examines the writings of theorists and the speeches and deeds of leading statesmen.
Constitutional Powers. Explore the American constitutional framework for the exercise of governmental power, with particular emphasis on the role of the Supreme Court in articulating that framework.