POSC 100 - American Government

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

October 2019

This course is an introduction to American government that involves learning about its institutions i.e.,the Congress, the Presidency, the Judiciary, the interaction among the federal, state, and local governments. The role of political parties, elections, public bureaucracies, interest groups and other complimentary elements that interact/effect the political system. Students will develop the necessary skills for analyzing and critically appraising such areas ascompeting theories, the historical evolution of the Republic and its Constitution.

Course Type

Lower Division