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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog

POL - 120 American Government

Class: 3 Lab: 0 Clinical: 0 Credit: 3

No Pre/Corequisites

This course is a study of the origins, development, structure, and functions of American national government. Topics include the constitutional framework, federalism, the three branches of government including the bureaucracy, civil rights and liberties, political participation and behavior, and policy formation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and participatory processes of the American political system.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA & ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.