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Political Science   
Goal   
  • Our courses aim to equip students with both general knowledge and advanced understanding of political science approaches. To expand students’ academic interests and professional goals, the course structure is flexible, and students are encouraged to take courses in other departments and other faculties.
  • Our courses give students a broad and solid grounding in the discipline. Students are equipped with an understanding of the core principles and topics of political science, and with knowledge of social science research methods and logical thinking.
  • Beyond the campus, students are encouraged to participate in international programs and internship opportunities to expand their vision and gain real-world experience in domestic or international organizations.
  • Students are encouraged to care for the improvement of social welfare, the protection of human dignity, and the enhancement of the value of life.
  • Principle Literacy and Competence   
    [Principle Literacy]
  • Spirit of Humanism
  • Civic Concern
  • Social Concern
  • Global Vision
  • [Competence]
  • Professional and Interdisciplinary Abilities
  • Critical Thinking Abilities
  • Language Proficiency and Communication Abilities
  • Innovative and Leadership Abilities
  • Course Classification
    Course Classification Course Name
    A. School common required course
    B. General education courses
    C. Faculty core courses
    D. Department/Institute core courses
    [PS1001]INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE (1), [PS1002]INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE (2), [PS1003]INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY, [PS1004]INTRODUCTION TO LAW, [PS1005]PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (1), [PS1006]PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (2), [PS1007]THE ROC CONSTITUTION & GOVERNMENT, [PS1008]ECONOMICS, [PS2009]PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, [PS2010]COMPARATIVE POLITICS & GOVERNMENT, [PS2011]INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, [PS2012]INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, [PS2013]APPLIED STATISTICS, [PS2014]PUBLIC POLICY, [PS3017]POLITICAL ECONOMY, [PS3019]METHODOLOGY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE(1), [PS3020]METHODOLOGY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE(2)
    E. Interdisciplinary courses
    [PS4092]DATA VISUALIZATION AND SOCIAL ANALYSIS
    F. Incorporating Service-Learning into the course
    [PS0001]SERVICE STUDY (1), [PS0002]SERVICE STUDY (2), [PS0003]SERVICE STUDY (3)
    G. Political Theory and Methodlogy
    [PS2101]THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS & POLITICS, [PS2102]CITIZEN POLITICS & CIVIL SOCIETY, [PS2103]SOCIAL MOVEMENT, [PS2104]HUMAN RIGHTS: THEORY AND PRACTICE, [PS2104]HUMAN RIGHTS & DEMOCRACY, [PS2106]POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY, [PS3107]HISTORY OF WESTERN POLITICAL THOUGHT, [PS3108]GENDER POLITICS, [PS3110]CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES, [PS3111]POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT, [PS3112]POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY, [PS3115]ELECTORAL BEHAVIOR, [PS3116]GAMES AND DECISION-MAKING, [PS4115]CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES IN EAST ASIA, [PS4116]HISTORY OF CHINESE POLITICAL THOUGHT, [PS4117]POLITICAL PARTIES AND ELECTION, [PS4118]QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, [PS4193]SELECTED TOPICS ON RIGHTS, JUSTICE AND HUMANITARIANISM, [PS4199]SELECTED TOPICS ON GLOBALIZATION AND THEORIES OF JUSTICE, [PS5101]CITIZEN POLITICS AND CIVIL SOCIETY, [PS5102]DATA MINING AND MACHINE LEARNING IN POLITICAL SCIENCE, [PS5104]DATA VISUALIZATION, [PS5105]POSITIVE POLITICAL THEORY
    H. Public Administration
    [PS2202]ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, [PS2205]PUBLIC AFFAIRS MANAGEMENT, [PS2206]ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, [PS2207]ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND THEORY, [PS3207]ADMINISTRATIVE ETHICS, [PS3208]PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION, [PS3209]TECHNOLOGY & ADMINISTRATION, [PS3210]ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, [PS3211]ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, [PS3212]PUBLIC FINANCE, [PS3303]JUDICIAL POLITICS, [PS3304]LOCAL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS IN TAIWAN, [PS3309]CIVIC CONSCIOUSNESS AND POLICY COMMUNICATION, [PS4213]ADMINISTRATIVE BIOLOGY, [PS4214]INNOVATION POLICY, [PS4216]GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISE, [PS5201]ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND ETHICS
    I. Comparative Politics
    [PS2302]GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN MAINLAND CHINA, [PS2303]CIVIL SOCIETY, [PS3114]PUBLIC OPINION: THEORY AND METHODS, [PS3306]INTERNET POLITICS AND SOCIETY, [PS3307]AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, [PS3308]COMPARATIVE PARTY POLITICS, [PS3310]PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS AND LEGISLATIVE BEHAVIOR, [PS3311]SELECTED READINGS ON POLITICAL ECONOMY, [PS3406]INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, [PS4307]GOVERNMENT POLITICS IN EUROPE, [PS4308]GOVERNMENT & POLITICS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, [PS4396]SELECTED TOPICS ON COMPARING LOCAL GOVERNANCE, [PS4398]SELECTED TOPICS ON COMPARATIVE POLITICAL REGIMES, [PS4399]COMPARATIVE DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS, [PS4412]CIVIL WAR STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM, [PS5301]ASIAN SECURITY: THEORY AND POLICY, [PS5303]SELECTED TOPICS ON COMPARING LOCAL GOVERNANCE, [PS5304]GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN MAINLAND CHINA, [PS5305]LATIN AMERICAN POLITICS, [PS5306]RESEARCH METHODS AND WRITING IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS
    J. International Relations
    [PS3018]CROSS TAIWAN STRAIT RELATIONS, [PS3401]HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS(1), [PS3402]HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS(2), [PS3403]INTERNATIONAL LAW, [PS3404]INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, [PS3405]AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY, [PS3406]INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, [PS3407]FOREIGN POLICY OF COMMUNIST CHINA, [PS3408]INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS IN ASIA - PACIFIC, [PS4410]FOREIGN POLICY OF EUROPEAN UNION, [PS4411]GLOBAL GOVERNANCE & HUMAN SECURITY, [PS4412]CIVIL WAR STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM, [PS5301]ASIAN SECURITY: THEORY AND POLICY, [PS5302]INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, [PS5401]ACADEMIC WRITING FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
    K. Others
    [PS4090]ACADEMIC PAPER WRITING METHODS, [PS4091]SELECTED TOPICS' THESIS
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