PSC 311 Congress and the Executive
A study of the legislative and executive branches of the United States government. This course will involve analysis of each branch as an institution. Particular attention will be given to the interactions between and the interdependence of Congress and the Executive and the effects of these interactions on the decisions and operations of the two branches of government. Counts as an advanced course in American Politics. This course is offered in the spring semester. In 2008, the course includes an immersion trip (required) to Washington, D.C. over spring break.
Prerequisite: Political Science 111 or consent of the instructor.