2019-2020 Catalog

POLS 2050 American National Government

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5

RecommendedRecommended Prior

College-level reading skills - recommended prior to taking this course, but not required.

Course Description

This course is an introduction to American national government, including a study of the structural function of the political system and the elements of constitutionalism, republicanism, and federalism. It includes the party system and an analysis of the U.S. Constitution. The course is a descriptive, institutional approach with considerable attention to the policy-making process.