Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2023

     

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POLI 429 001 (CRN: 15672)

BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF POLI

Long Title: BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF POLITICS
Department: Political Science
Instructor: Alford, John R.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:29PM M (21-AUG-2023 - 1-DEC-2023) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: POLI 395
Section Max Enrollment: 13
Section Enrolled: 13
Enrollment data as of: 18-JUL-2024 1:01AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
8-DEC-2023  
7:00PM - 10:00PM F
 
Description: This course is an introduction to the biological underpinnings of political behavior. The influence of genes and evolution are covered, as well as the relevance of neural structures, brain organization, and neuro-chemistry for both universal political traits and individual variation in political orientations. NOTE: This seminar is in the theory and methods field. It is not an American politics seminar.