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PLSC 210 American Politics

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Course Description

The study of the historical and constitutional development of the foundations of the United States political institutions and the dynamics of governmental decision-making processes from the colonial era to the present. Examination of the various sources of political attitudes, roles, and behaviors of political participants and ways political decisions are made by the different units of government.

Units: 3
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 6a; Area 9D1; Area DUS1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D, D US-1, D US-2), UC (IGETC Area 4)