PA 642. Western Political Theory I.
Prerequisite: completion of nine hours of MPA core courses to include PA 640 or permission of the instructor. This course examines the seminal political thought of the Western world from the ancient to medieval ages. Students will understand the roots of modern government, the classification of political regimes, and their theoretical justification with respect to human nature, justice, and the administration of political affairs. Upon completion, students will be able to understand the foundations of Western civilization and major political thought from ancient to the medieval ages.