Politics of the US

An introduction to the American political system, this course examines (1) the Constitutional basis of American politics, (2) the national institutions that are involved in decision-making and public debate (for example, the Presidency and the bureaucracy, the Federal Courts, the Congress, political parties, the media), (3) issues that Americans argue about (rights and liberties, economic benefits, foreign policy), and the processes by which those arguments are conducted and resolved (campaigns and elections, administrative action, legislation, lobbying, publicity). Required course for all Political Science Majors and Minors. Fulfills: SOSC and X in LS Core.

School

Liberal Arts

Program

Political Science

Course Number

POL1100C

Section

A

Instructor

Robert Chwaliszewski

Credits

4

Type

Online - Asynchronous

Start – End Dates

01/03/2022-01/18/2022