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.

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Summer 2022: Online course

Section ID:AMST 1115 002-LEC
Number:1959
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 21-July 29, 2022
Final exam/project due:Tuesday August 02, 8:30 AM - 11 AM / Online (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 10 AM - 11:15 AM / Online
Mode of instruction:Online learning
Credit:4
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Leavitt, C. (ccl228)
Max. enroll:20
Related:Cross-listed with GOVT 1111 002-LEC
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.

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