Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

POL* E111 - Introduction to American Government (3 credits)


Code(s): SOPX, SSCI
Prerequisite(s) or Parallel(s): ENG* E101  
 
This course is a study of the origins, development, structure and functions of American national government. Topics include the constitutional framework; federalism; the three branches of government, including the bureaucracy; civil rights and liberties; political participation and behavior; and policy formation. It also encompasses an overview of state and local governments, their relationship to the federal government and their role in the American political system. Course Outline: POL 111