Catalogue 2014 - 2015

POSC 102 American National Government


3 cr.

Course Description

This course is an introduction to national-level politics in the United States that emphasizes learning concepts and tools of analysis. Students will study the basic structure of the U.S. Constitution and the system of government that it establishes. This will include an examination of federalism, government institutions, and themes associated with citizen participation. Emphasis will also be placed on analyzing current political events.


This course is a prerequisite.