Catalogue 2016 - 2017

POSC 321 The U.S. Congress


3 cr.


POSC 102 and junior standing.

Course Description

This course introduces the world of legislative politics on Capitol Hill, including the people who serve there, congressional organization and procedure, Congress's relationship to other institutions like the President and the courts, and its struggle to solve, while reflecting, the nation's most difficult problems. Students who have successfully completed POSC 320 cannot receive credit for this course.