Catalogue 2014 - 2015

POSC 210 State Politics in America

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

POSC 101 or INST 101 or POSC 102 or sophomore standing.

Course Description

This is a general survey of politics in state and local government. Topics given special consideration include the power of governors and mayors, variations in state/local legislative assemblies, budgeting and taxation issues, intergovernmental relations, citizen ballot initiatives, and policy issues including education, criminal justice, the environment, transportation, and public welfare.

Distribution

MR