Graduate Courses Visit the Registrar's Graduate Catalog website to see a complete list of POLS graduate courses or to view a list of courses from previous academic years. View a list of the most up-to-date graduate courses. Spring 2024 Fall 2023 Spring 2023 Fall 2022 Spring 2022 Fall 2021 Summer and Fall 2023 Courses Graduate Courses POLS 5600 5600. Nature of Political Inquiry 3.00 credits Prerequisites: None. Grading Basis: Graded The scope of political science, modes of inquiry, the role of concepts and theory. Graduate students are urged to take the course in their first semester.