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POS 201 - Introduction to American Government


American political institutions, processes and behavior.  The relationships among cultural, legal and social aspects of the political system.  Structure, organization and function of political parties, pressure groups and mass media.  Application to contemporary issues and events.  Satisfies the civic education requirement.

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the major theories used by political scientists to study American government.
  2. Identify the major research methods used by political scientists to study American government.
  3. Analyze political behavior using at least one of the major theories used by political scientists.
  4. Discuss contemporary political issues from the political science perspective.




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