POLS 1 - American Government

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

March 2014
An introduction to the institutions, operations, policies, and problems of American government today. Examination of such issues as U.S. Constitutional development; the impact of the President, the Congress, the bureaucracy, and the courts on daily life; civil rights and liberties;the press and the mass media; political parties, lobbies, and citizen action groups; voting and elections; the domestic and foreign policies of the federal government; the problems of state and local government; public administration of and the theories, values, and behavior underlying the American political system. UC/CSU

Course Type

Lower Division