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American Government and Politics

GOVT 151
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
Certificates: Civic Engagement

An introduction to American national institutions and the policy process, the focus of this course is on the institutions and actors who 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.

Essential Capabilities: Logical Reasoning, Writing
Through analyses of primary and secondary material on constitutional and political issues.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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