POLI 10 or POLI 10D - Introduction to Political Science: American Politics

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

November 2019

This course surveys the processes and institutions of American politics. Among the topics discussed are individual political attitudes and values, political participation, voting, parties, interest groups, Congress, presidency, Supreme Court, the federal bureaucracy, and domestic and foreign policy making. Poli Sci 10 is Lecture only, and Poli Sci 10D is Lecture plus Discussion section. These courses are equivalents of each other in regards to major requirements, and students may not receive credit for both 10 and 10D.


Both POLI 10 and POLI 10D are approved for the U.S Constitution prerequisite. 

Course Type

Lower Division