(3 Credits - 3 Hours) Basic aspects of the Federal Government are studied. Emphasis is placed on content and interpretation of the Constitution, Federalism, the Congress, the Presidency, and the Federal Court System as related to current problems in civil rights, economics, and foreign policy. The operations of input mechanisms and institutions such as voters, public opinion, interest groups, and political parties are analyzed. This course meets the postsecondary civics literacy graduation requirement.
Advance/Profess Crs FEE, Civic Literacy Requirement, Elective, General Education Electives, AA Social Science Requirements, Social Science Electives