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Academic Bulletin Political Science - 2012-13 - 111 PSC 111

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The four courses labeled "Introduction" assume no prior knowledge of the subject matter. Those marked "advanced" build on the specific introductory course cited as a prerequisite.

PSC 111 Introduction to American Government and Politics

An analysis of the powers, functions, and political bases of government in America, including attention to democratic theory, civil liberties, political parties and pressure groups, campaigns and elections, Congress and the Presidency, judicial review, federal-state-local relations, and public policy-making in domestic, foreign and budgetary areas. Offered fall and spring semesters.

 Prerequisite: None. 

Credits: 1