American Government and Politics

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: READ 0220 Reading Strategies or placement determined by assessment score

Co-Requisite: none

This course is an overview of the American federal government. Students will learn political theory and ideology, the history and foundation of the federal government, campaigns, and party politics, constitutional issues, domestic and foreign policy, and the structure, functions, branches, and operations of the federal government (including Congress, the presidency, the judiciary, and other federal agencies).

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): 5, 9