POLI 001 - American Government and Politics

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

January 2012
Critical examination of the contemporary and historical struggle for the development of democratic political institutions in the United States at the state, local, and national levels. Particular emphasis given to the conflict between disparate socioeconomic groups (e.g. traditional elite’s versus the historically (and currently) disenfranchised; women, people of color, workers, immigrants, etc.) in the conduct of U.S. political life.

Course Type

Lower Division