An introduction to American national institutions and the policy process, the focus of this course is on the institutions and actors that make, interpret, and enforce our laws: Congress, the presidency, the courts, and the bureaucracy. The course will critically assess the perennial conflict over executive, legislative, and judicial power and the implications of the rise of the administrative state for a democratic order. This course is designed specifically for first-year students.
Logical Reasoning, Writing
Through analyses of primary and secondary material on constitutional and political issues.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Available on the web page for this section of the course.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Midterm, final exam, plus 2 papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students who wish to be eligible to register for the course during Drop/Add should place themselves on the wait list during pre-registration. Wait list preference rankings will be one factor I will consider in making Drop/Add period registration decisions.
|Instructor(s): Price,Melanye Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: PAC004; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 35||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: 10||FR: 25|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 2||1st Ranked: 1||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 1|