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INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN POLITICS

Semester
Instructor(s)
Units
4
Section
0
Number
1
CCN
22892
Times
TuTh 930−11A
Location
Dwinelle 155
Course Description

This class is an introduction to the American political system. The course is designed to make you think about the logic of our government's institutions, and the consequences - both intended and unintended - of these institutions for the political behavior of citizens, legislators, and other political leaders and activists. Topics to be covered include the Constitution, American political culture, civil rights, the presidency, Congress, Supreme Court, political parties, elections, public opinion, and interest groups.

Please note the description is from Spring 2014