POLS 100 - Introduction to National Politics

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

January 2022

The goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the contemporary American political system. The course will examine the major institutions of American national government including Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court, and the relationships among these institutions. 

In addition, the course will investigate the role of non-governmental groups and actors in the political process including voters, political parties, interest groups, and the mass media. 

Course Type

Lower Division