Introduction to Comparative Politics - PLS 140 at Northern Virginia Community College


         
 
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PLS 140 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
Teach concepts and methods of comparative politics. Includes empirical analyses of domestic governmental, political, and societal institutions and norms of countries around the world. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency and coherent communication through written reports. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
34566 PLS 140-E05N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-05-20 Virtual and NOL WW
1st ten-week online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. Students are required to complete a video project. Students can use any video recording device available, like a computer with a built-in webcam and microphone, or a smartphone or tablet with a camera. Starts May 20.
34567 PLS 140-E55W 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-06-17 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 2nd 8-week course. Students are required to complete a video project. Students can use any video recording device available, like a computer with a built-in webcam and microphone, or a smartphone or tablet with a camera. Starts June 17.
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
63495 PLS 140-001N 3
  Tu Th  
9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2024-08-26 Annandale P
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
63497 PLS 140-002N 3
  Tu Th  
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2024-08-26 Annandale P
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
67285 PLS 140-01XA 3
  Tu Th  
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2024-08-26 Alexandria P
This is a Hyflex class. HyFlex (Hybrid-Flexible) gives students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, participating remotely (via Zoom), or both. Students can change their mode of attendance weekly or by topic, according to need or preference.
HyFlex Course
67286 PLS 140-02XA 3
  Tu Th  
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2024-08-26 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
This is a Hyflex class. HyFlex (Hybrid-Flexible) gives students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, participating remotely (via Zoom), or both. Students can change their mode of attendance weekly or by topic, according to need or preference.
HyFlex Course
59158 PLS 140-040L 3
 M W   
7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
2024-09-09 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required. This course offers no-cost textbook materials: Electronic textbooks will be used and regular and reliable Internet is required.
OER-no cost textbooks
Thirteen Week
61525 PLS 140-E05A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-08-26 Virtual and NOL WW
15-week online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. Students are required to complete a video project. Students can use any video recording device available, like a computer with a built-in webcam and microphone, or a smartphone or tablet with a camera. Starts August 26.
61526 PLS 140-E40M 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-08-26 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 1st 7-week course. Students are required to complete a video project. Students can use any video recording device available, like a computer with a built-in webcam and microphone, or a smartphone or tablet with a camera. Starts August 26.
61528 PLS 140-E80N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-10-23 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 4th 7-week course. Students are required to complete a video project. Students can use any video recording device available, like a computer with a built-in webcam and microphone, or a smartphone or tablet with a camera. Starts October 23.
61530 PLS 140-E81W 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-10-23 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 4th 7-week course. Students are required to complete a video project. Students can use any video recording device available, like a computer with a built-in webcam and microphone, or a smartphone or tablet with a camera. Starts October 23.
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