Introduction to American Government

Subject
Political Science (POL)
Course Designator
POL.201
Academic Dean
Assistant Vice President of Academic Services, Dean of Arts & Sciences
Last Offered
2020SU
Official Course Description

A survey of the structure and function of American government. Emphasis is placed on the Constitution, federalism, civil liberties and civil rights, the three branches of government, political parties and elections, interest groups, the media and public opinion, and the role of the individual citizen.

Upcoming Offerings

Below is a list of the planned POL.201 course sections for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.

2020 Summer (May-August)1 course section

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
POL.201.W01
Synonym
61503
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
May 18 August 7
Online Course
Instructor
Jacob Hamric
Seats Available
18 of 25
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
Registration includes Digital Textbook Bookstore Charge of$42.75. Please see syllabus for additional information.
Additional fees: $42.75Fees may not apply to all students
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2020 Fall (August-December)2 course sections

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
POL.201.W02
Synonym
62297
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
August 31 December 18
Online Course
Instructor
Nathan Seeley
Seats Available
13 of 25
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
Registration includes Digital Textbook Bookstore Charge of $42.75, Please see syllabus for additional information.
Additional fees: $42.75Fees may not apply to all students
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Section Name
POL.201.M02L
Synonym
62274
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
September 10 December 18
Lecture
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 AM – 11:25 AM
Center for Liberal Arts & Business
Classroom 260
Instructor
Jacob Hamric
Seats Available
13 of 18
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
In order to maintain social distancing, some sessions of this class will be conducted remotely online using Zoom videoconferencing software and/or Moodle. Consult your instructor for details.This class will move entirely online after the Thanksgiving break. Registration includes Digital Textbook Bookstore Charge of $42.75, Please see syllabus for additional information.
Additional fees: $42.75Fees may not apply to all students
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