American Studies 2

POL 1410 2 Quarter Hours
Course Level Undergraduate
Description Analyzes and explains the U.S. national government. Covers the structure and functioning of U.S. national government institutions. Discusses political institutions and parties as well as public and foreign policy. Reviews the roles and responsibilities of the Congress, the executive branch, and the federal court system. By the end of the course, the successful student should understand the governing framework of the United States, U.S. politics and policy, and what influences government decisions.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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