POLS 130 : Introduction to American Government
Focus on American politics and government on the basis of tradition and continuity. Covers: overview of constitutional development, institutions, processes, and participants of the American political system and alternative interpretations.
- Explain basic terms, concepts, and principles of politics.
- Analyze political processes, institutions, and issues.
- Apply basic terms, concepts, and principles to everyday life.
- Assess his or her personal effectiveness in the American political process.