Jun 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
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PSCI 210B - Introduction to American Government


Credit(s): 3

Students will explore the nature, purpose, and forms of the American government; relationship between function and structure; dynamics of political change; governmental problems of modern society; emphasis upon constitutional principles, political processes, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, elections, congress, the Presidency, and the Courts. (All Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Describe American political values, culture, institutions, and processes.
  • Analyze what is distinct and significant about American political experience and legacy.
  • Participate meaningfully and effectively in the American political system.
  • Evaluate multiple perspectives to arrive at and articulate their own conclusion.



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