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2022 Spring Main
POL1000/Lecture/50 - American Government | Credits 3.00
This course will explore the purpose and structure of the American national government, as well as the political institutions, collective behavior, and social beliefs that play a critical role in the democratic political process. It begins with the historical and philosophical foundations of the American government but will also discuss the responsibility of citizenship, the importance of civil rights and civil liberties, the role of mass media, and the impact of political parties and special interests. Students will learn about and discuss the U.S. Constitution, federalism, campaign finance reform, issues of social and political justice, individual political efficacy, political equality, and voting behavior. By the end of the course, students will have a detailed understanding of the different branches and functions of the U.S.  national government, the historical underpinnings of its democratic system, and the competing groups and political influences that shape the democratic process.

Registration Type Traditional
Fees N/A
Instructors Tingler, Jason
Duration 1/10/2022 - 5/7/2022
Schedule Online  5:31 AM - 5:32 AM;  Marion Technical Col, ONLINE, Room
Prerequisites N/A
Corequisites N/A
Credit Types Credit DevEd Transfer
Class 24 Seats | 12 Remaining

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Marion Technical College240
Program  Credit240
College  Arts and Science240
Department  Arts and Science2412
Population  Semester2412