POL 101: Introduction to American Politics

Class Program
Credits 4
Liberal Education Core
Social Science
In this course students examine the political, social and economic institutions that make up the American political system. After discussing the theoretical foundations of the American experiment in democracy, students analyze how these theoretical foundations were translated into concrete political institutions. Through the analysis of history, current controversies, case studies and simulations students see how the institutions of the American regime come together to form a logical and rational political system.
Semester Offered
Offered spring