Washington Center

UCDC Remote Courses

A list of courses to be offered through remote instruction can be accessed using the drop-down menu below. Select Spring Quarter 2021.

For *preliminary* information about each course, click on the course title.

Please note: In the event of low enrollment, a class may be cancelled. Students will be informed as soon as possible and enrolled in a different class.

Spring Quarter 2021

Core Seminar

Quarter Elective

  • Black Lives Matter: Race, Policy, & Democratic Governance

    This course will examine race and ethnic politics through the lens of social movements, public policy, and democratic governance. The #Black Lives Matter Movement was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer and engages...

  • Media, Message & Money: The Selling of a Candidate in the Digital Age

    This course will look at evolution of political communication, from broadcast journalism and political parties/ advertising to messaging by the candidates. The quarter will also examine the impact of social media and role of outside interest groups. In...

  • Power and Purpose: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy

    This course explores the ideas and assumptions that guide U.S. foreign policy. We will consider how U.S. leaders choose to engage with the rest of the world -- and consider how they might in the future -- by focusing on a number of recurring themes...