2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POL 120 - American Government


Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: DRE 098 or ENG 002 
Local Corequisite: None

This course is a study of the origins, development, structure, and functions of American 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 process. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and participatory processes of the American political system. This course has been designated a Writing Intensive course. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.



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