2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 1101 - American Government


Prerequisite: degree level proficiency in English and reading; or ENGL 0988  
Emphasizes study of government and politics in the United States. The focus of the course will provide an overview of the Constitutional foundations of the American political processes with a focus on government institutions and political procedures. The course will examine the constitutional framework, federalism, civil liberties and civil rights, public opinion, the media, special interest groups, political parties, and the election process along with the three branches of government. In addition, this course will examine the processes of Georgia state government. Topics include foundations of government, political behavior, and governing institutions. (associate degree-level course) Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 0. Credit hours: 3 (E)