2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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POLS& 202 - American Government

5.00 Credits
Introduction to the structure and processes of government in the United States. Particular emphasis is placed on the relationship between political culture, thought, institutions, and debates over public policy.
Prerequisite Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL& 101.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the basic structure, functions, and processes of the US Government.
  2. Explain the historical and philosophical roots of the US political system.
  3. Explain political behavior and culture in US politics. 
  4. Explain inputs into policy making.
  5. Analyze contemporary issues/policies using appropriate data.

Course Typically Offered
Full Year

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