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1 PO 345 Russian, Central and East European Politics Spring 2007, TR 12:30p-1:45p ALWAYS bring this syllabus to class!! Dr. V.J. Assetto Clark B-347 491-5369 E-mail: [email protected] OFFICE HOURS: TR 11:00a-12:00p W 1:00p-2:00p AND BY APPOINTMENT COURSE OBJECTIVES: The goal of this course is to develop a basic factual and theoretical knowledge of the political systems of countries located in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe. By the end of the semester, students should be able to draw conclusions about the trajectory of political developments in this region. Students are EXPECTED and REQUIRED to be thoroughly conversant with the facts and theoretical approaches contained in the reading material. This course thus requires a strong commitment in terms of the student's time and effort. As in any liberal arts class, a major objective of this class also is to assist students in improving their communications, analytical, and research skills. GRADES: Grades will be determined as follows: Paper 30% Exam 35% Quizzes and Class Participation 25% Group Project 10% GRADING SCALE: A+ 97-100 A 93-96 A- 90-92 B+ 87-89 B 83-86 B- 80-82 C+ 77-80 C 73-76 C- 70-72 D+ 67-69 D 63-66 D- 60-62 F <60 LATE ASSIGNMENTS: Failure to turn in an assignment will result in a grade of ZERO (0) for that assignment unless PRIOR arrangements are made with me. Assignments are due IN CLASS; any assignment turned in after class will be considered a day late. ACADEMIC DISHONESTY: I will not tolerate ANY form of academic dishonesty. Cheating on an assignment will result in an "F" for that assignment, and I will report the offender to the university's Judicial Affairs officer if the circumstances warrant such an action. BE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION OF PLAGIARISM ; the University’s composition website provides excellent guidelines, but when in
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2009 for the course POLS 101 taught by Professor All during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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