American Government and Politics

POLS 101

Is a course which introduces students to the historical foundation of the American political system and United States Constitution and their impact on citizens. Students analyze how the institutions of the federal government, the Congress, the presidency, and the courts operate, both in theory and in practice, and how they interact with one another. Students examine the role of campaigns and elections in American politics and how political parties, interest groups, and the media influence the domestic and foreign policy making process. Students question political conflicts and how conflicts have affected the process of politics and governmental institutions. Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

  • Prerequisite(s) : ACLT 052
  • Corequisite(s) : ACLT 053 or (ESOL 052 and ESOL 054)
  • Credits: 3
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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