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Courses

GOVT 1111 Introduction to American Government and Politics

Course description

A policy-centered approach to the study of government in the American experience. Considers the American Founding and how it influenced the structure of government; how national institutions operate in shaping law and public policy; who has a voice in American politics and why some are more influential than others; and how existing public policies themselves influence social, economic, and political power. Students will gain an introductory knowledge of the founding principles and structure of American government, political institutions, political processes, political behavior, and public policy.

Letter grades only.

Classes

GOVT 1111 001-LEC On-campus 6-week session

Number:1192
Session:6-week session
Class dates:June 25-August 7, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 10 AM - 11:15 AM White Hall 106
Credit:4
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Leavitt, C. (ccl228)
Max. enroll:30
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.
Related:Cross-listed with AMST 1115 001-LEC

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