Department Of Political Science and Public Administration Courseware
Week 1: Political Science: Definitions and Conceptualization.
? The concept of politics.
? What is science?
? What is political science?
Week 2: The science of politics: The scientific status of the discipline.
? The meaning of science
? Cannons of science
? The scientific nature of the study of politics
? Political scientist and the use of scientific patterns
Week 3: Relationship…
Week 1: Meaning of public policy
Week 2: Meaning of public policy Analysis
The policy cycle
Week 3: Public policy cycle
Actors in the policy process
Week 4: Governmental actors
Week 5: Non-governmental actors
Models of Decision Making in public Policy
Week 6: Rational-comprehensive
Week 7: Satisfying
Week8: Mixed scanning
Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA)
Week 9: Strategies of CBA
Week10: Strengths of CBA
Week 11: Weaknesses of CBA
Week 12 Revision
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO
EDO STATE, NIGERIA
PROGRAMME TITLE: B.Sc. (HONS) POLITICAL SCIENCE
COURSE LECTURER: DR. RAJI OLAROTIMI
CREDIT LOAD: 2 UNITS
COURSE HOURS: 2 HOURS
COURSE CODE: SOC 111
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
An introductory analysis and description of basic social structure and dynamics of human
society; field of sociology; sociology and other social sciences; methods and techniques: basic
concepts and principles of sociology. This…
The course provides the various conceptions used in foreign
policy analysis; transactional flows, the interplay of domestic and external factors,
ideological and national interest considerations, and techniques of foreign policy,
application of these concepts to the examination of foreign policies of major powers;
United States, United Kingdom, Russia, France, China and the emerging powers
such as India, Japan, Pakistan, Iran and Israel; as well as African States.