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PLSC 301 California State and Local Government

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Course Description

Examination of local and state governments and their relationship to each other. Among topics to be studied: population growth; initiative process; elections and campaigns; the legislature; the plural executive; California Judiciary; local governments -- counties, cities, school districts, and regional governments; growth and environmental policies; social programs and cultural diversity.

Units: 3
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 6b1; Area 9D1; Area DUS2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D US-2), UC