2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook
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POL 120 - American Government


Class Hours 3
Lab Hours 0
Clinical Hours 0
Work Experience 0
Credit Hours 3
Minimum State Prerequisites: None
Minimum State Corequisites: None
Local Prerequisites: DRE-097, or ENG 002 , or ENG 111  
Local Corequisites: None

This course is a study of the origins, development, structure, and functions of American government. Topics include the constitutional framework, federalism, the three branches of government including the bureaucracy, civil rights and liberties, political participation and behavior, and policy process. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and participatory processes of the American political system.

College Transfer: This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.



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