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:GOVT 1111 002-LEC
Number:1958
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:Graded only
Instructor:Leavitt, C. (ccl228)
Max. enroll:20
Eligibility:

Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors

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The application deadline for this program has passed. No further applications for this course will be accepted.

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This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.