Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


POL-201 - Modern Political Thought (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course provides an analysis of major Western political thinkers from the Renaissance to the present. The relationship of ideas to politics is emphasized but additional topics make this a history of modern ideas as well. Prominence is given to the major political thinkers from the following intellectual traditions: liberalism, communism, conservatism, fascism and democratic theory.


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