2020 Courses

  • Summer Session 2020 courses will be added throughout the winter.

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.

Classes

Summer 2020: Ithaca campus

Section ID:AMST 1115 001-LEC
Number:1145
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 22-August 4, 2020
Exam date:Tuesday August 04, 8:30 AM - 11 AM / TBA (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 10 AM - 11:15 AM / TBA
Credit:4
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Leavitt, C. (ccl228)
Max. enroll:25
Related:Cross-listed with GOVT 1111 001-LEC
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.

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