University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vr 140: Comparative Government and Politics

General information

Degree program: General course for both ECE and ME Programs
Course description: Comparative Politics is a subfield of political science that investigates domestic politics of individual countries in comparative perspectives. As an introductory course, this course’s aims at providing a general understanding of the concepts used in comparative politics with appropriate examples around the world.
Credit hours: 4 credits
Required/Elective course: Elective
Pre-requisites: Sophomore or above, or instructor’s permission
Terms offered: Fall, Spring