2014-2015 Catalog

POLS 2060 The Constitution

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5



Course Description

This course focuses on some of the great issues that confront policy makers and citizens of the United States. The framework for study is the U.S. Constitution. Topics include executive privilege and delegation of powers; war powers and covert action; nomination, election, and succession of the president; criminal justice and a defendant's right to a fair trial; crime and insanity; crime and punishments; campaign spending; national security and freedom of the press; school prayer; gun control; right to assemble; right to live; right to die; immigration reform; affirmative action; and federalism. College-level reading skills are recommended for success in this course.