POL 315 Utopias, Dystopias and Political Thought




Students in this course will study the tradition of Utopian and Dystopian literature and political thought throughout history, and identify how modern versions of this tradition (both literary and cinematic) may help or impede our attempts to find solutions to the political, social, and economic challenges we face today.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

POL 315 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

POL 100, 110 or 111 recommended, but not required

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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