Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Political Thought

The course examines the development of modern political thought through a study of some of the major texts and themes in the western canon. It addresses a range of issues pertinent to the modern era, such as the foundation and authority of the state, the nature of individual rights, the bases of political ideals of liberty, equality, justice. The works studied include the writings of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Hegel, Mill, and Marx.
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Associated Degrees