POLSC 102 - The Constitution and Rights of Americans

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

March 2018

Introduction to U.S. constitutional government emphasizing the principles and problems of a constitutional system; governmental powers and sources of power at the national, state, and local levels. Special emphasis on the role of the courts and the rights and responsibilities of democratic citizenship, including units on racial and sexual discrimination, the rights of the accused, privacy, political participation, and freedom of expression and religion. Special attention to current constitutional problems at the national and state levels.