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2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PLSC 102 - American National Government

(3 credits)
Operations and implications of the American political system. Emphasis on the Constitution, the Federalist Papers, Supreme Court decisions, and other primary source materials and documents. Congress, the presidency, bureaucracy, courts, interest groups, and individual citizens stressed. Current national issues critically analyzed. Formal structures and rules of the “game” are not neutral and such knowledge is necessary for effective participation by citizens. Fall, Spring, Summer.