POLI 102 - The American Political System

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

March 2014
POLI 102 The American Political System This comprehensive survey course provides an in-depth study of the American political system. National and California systems of government are studied from the perspective of constitutional frameworks and political institutions, processes, issues, and policies. Other topics include political participation; political parties and interest groups; social movements and minorities; civil liberties; and the role of political ideology, culture, and the mass media in shaping public opinion and policymaking. This course is intended for transfer students, political science majors, or students interested in the American political system. Associate Degree Credit & transfer to CSU. CSU General Education. IGETC. UC Transfer Course List.

Course Type

Lower Division