POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science

WebAdvisor Title
Intro Pol Sci & Am Govt

Catalog Info

Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours
3.00
Course Description

Examines principles and problems of American political institutions, including the role of government and politics in society, the balancing of liberty with authority, and theories of the state. Also explores mechanisms of popular control (public opinion, pressure groups, political parties, elections) and formal structure. Additional components include foreign policy, public policy, and contemporary events.

Pre-requisites
ENG-093 eligible
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
Course Satisfies MTA Requirements
Yes
Course Satisfies the following General Education Outcomes
Category 4: Social Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
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