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PLSC 310 California State and Local Government

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Course Description

Examination of California government and politics at the state and local level. 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. (Note: This course was formerly offered as PLSC 301)

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 6b1; Area DUS3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D, D US-3), UC