Aug 09, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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POLS 105 - American Govern and Politics

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The course provides a study of the dynamics and organization of the federal government; its institutions, processes, powers, functions and problems. It prepares students to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, participating citizens in a democratic society and in an interdependent world. Students examine and engage in civic activities, utilizing their knowledge of political institutions and processes to become active, participating citizens. Students develop an understanding of the principles of democracy and the extent to which governments reflect these principles. They use various community, state, national and international resources to help them think critically about political science. Attention is given to the methodology of social studies, applying problem solving, critical thinking and application skills to make comparisons among various forms of governments.  (Offered fall, spring.)



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