POSC-01 - Essentials of American Political System

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

November 2016

This course will introduce students to institutions of American national government, the American political system, and California state and local government. The course includes a study of the United States Constitution and its application to federal, state, and local government. Emphasis is placed upon various roles of national and state government, constitutional rights and obligations of citizens, and the evolution and development of California state political institutions. This course meets the United States Constitution requirement and the federal, California state, and local government requirement.

Course Type

Lower Division