College Bulletin 2022-2023 
    Jun 18, 2024  
College Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 002. American Politics (AP)

How do American institutions and political processes work? To what extent do they produce democratic, egalitarian, or rational outcomes? The course examines the exercise and distribution of political power. Topics include presidential leadership and elections; legislative politics; the role of the Supreme Court; federalism; parties, interest groups, and movements; public policy; the politics of class, race, and gender; voting; mass media; and public discontent with government. 
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Fall 2023. Schwarz.
Spring 2024. Reeves.
Fall 2024. Schwarz.
Spring 2025. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Political Science  
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