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    May 27, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

PSCI 1110 - American Government and Politics


Goals: To introduce students to analytical concepts and frameworks for the study of American national government, and politics, especially as it relates to the question of who gets what, how, and why. 

Content: The constitutional framework; political values and public opinion; the role of parties, interest groups and mass media; Congress, the judiciary and the presidency; the policy process in selected substantive areas such as defense, foreign policy, economic management, and civil liberties. 

Taught: Annually.

Credits: 4