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POL 111 - American Government and Political Institutions

Course Description: A basic course in American government which explores the theoretical and philosophical background of the Constitution and the creation and development of the three branches of national government: executive, judicial, and legislative. The course also explores the nature of linkage institutions in the American political system, including political parties, interest groups, the media and campaigns and elections.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, Spring - Odd years, and Summer. PLV: Fall.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial, Online Course

Political Science Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Exploratory Course, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: