PLSC 1043 - American Government, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - American History, Gen Ed - Social Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science

This course provides an introduction to American government. Students will examine the basic framework and institutions of government, including the U.S. Constitution and branches of government. The development and historical growth of government will be discussed as well as the effect of government on diverse social groups. Emphasis will also be on national policies regarding the economy, foreign relations, natural resources, and various moral/ethical issues, including civil rights and individual liberties.