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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 310
Title The United States Congress
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1457 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 M 1:10pm - 3:50pm MH-346 Daniel M Mulcare


Described alternately as a mere tool for special interests or as the most democratic branch of the United States government, Congress remains a perplexing institution. This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the legislative branch, its internal modes of operation, and its relation to the executive and judicial branches. Simulations, role-play and other methods may be used to explore the legislative process. Three lecture hours per week.