About POLS 021 OL1

Institutions, processes, and problems of American government.


Dates: May 22 - June 16, 2023 Synchronous online

Section Description

This course provides an overview of the political institutions, processes, and cultures in the United States. It also includes an examination of current political, economic, policies and social issues.

Section Expectation

This course will provide students with an understanding of the fundamental principles upon which the U. S. government is based; knowledge of the structures, responsibilities, and contemporary issues of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches; a clear understanding of the civil liberties and civil rights guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States; and examine the impact on the political system of American political culture and ideology, the political parties, interest groups, public opinion, and the media.


Textbook: Ginsberg, Lowi, Weir, Tolbert, Campbell and Spitzer "We the People" (13th Essentials Edition). Norton Grade will be accessed on 4 test and 4 homework assignments.

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