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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 201
Title Introduction to American Politics
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 1239 9/8/16 - 12/22/16 R 7:00pm - 9:20pm MH-346 Harry Wessel
01 1240 9/8/16 - 12/22/16 R 7:00pm - 9:20pm MH-346 Harry Wessel
02 2558 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 M 1:10pm - 3:50pm MH-346 Daniel M Mulcare

Description

This course provides an analysis of the United States political system, with primary emphasis on the national government. Students will discuss the U.S. Constitution as well as the powers and functions of Congress, the presidency and the Supreme Court. They also will evaluate the changing roles of political parties, interest groups and citizens in American democracy. Additionally, students will debate contemporary issues and events. Three lecture hours per week.