Introduction to Political and Democratic Theory - PLS 200 at Northern Virginia Community College


         
 
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PLS 200 - Introduction to Political and Democratic Theory
Presents concepts of politics using political theory. Emphasizes the core thinkers and themes of political theory, with focus on concepts of justice, power, rights, liberty, and citizenship, within the context of differing conceptions of the state. Apply political theory as a method of analysis for analyzing current political events and problems. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency and coherent communication through written reports.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
64258 PLS 200-001N 3
 M W   
2:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Classes meet in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Fifteen Week
65857 PLS 200-E40N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-08-21 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. This is a digital open course. No textbook purchase required. Starts August 21.
OER-no cost textbooks
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
33495 PLS 200-001M 3
  Tu Th  
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2024-01-16 Manassas Trailside Building P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
43793 PLS 200-001N 3
  Tu Th  
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2024-01-16 Annandale P
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
Fifteen Week
33510 PLS 200-002M 3
 M W   
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2024-01-16 Manassas Trailside Building P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
43912 PLS 200-E55N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-02-06 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 7-week course. This is a digital open course. No textbook purchase required. Starts February 6.
OER-no cost textbooks
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