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College Catalog 2017-2018 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 111 - SSC American National Government

4.00 credits.
(Social Sciences Core Course)
Students are introduced to the social sciences through analysis of how the American political system works and the factors that shape American political behavior. In particular, students will examine American political ideals, the U.S. Constitution, federalism, and civil rights and liberties; the media, public opinion, political organizations and elections; and the presidency, bureaucracy, Congress and the Courts. Throughout, students will think critically about the origins and structure of Americans’ beliefs about politics, and about how American law and public policy are made.