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
2020FA
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 The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date.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 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
1 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.W03L
Synonym
62622
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
September 8 December 18
RTV
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 AM – 11:25 AM
Instructor
Jacob Hamric
Seats Available
4 of 16
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
This virtual, real-time class, will meet at the scheduled , times using Zoom videoconferencing software. 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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2021 Winter (January-May)5 course sections

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
POL.201.V01
Synonym
63291
Location
Thumb Area
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
Lecture
Friday 8:25 AM – 11:00 AM
HISD
A153 A153
Instructor
Jorge Parodi
Seats Available
10 of 35
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
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Section Name
POL.201.V02
Synonym
63292
Location
Thumb Area
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
Lecture
Friday 12:00 PM – 2:35 PM
HISD
A153 A153
Instructor
Jorge Parodi
Seats Available
22 of 35
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
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Section Name
POL.201.W01
Synonym
62821
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
Online Course
WEB
Online ONLINE
Instructor
Jacob Hamric
Seats Available
0 of 25
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
Registration is closed for this section.
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.W02
Synonym
62822
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
Online Course
WEB
Online ONLINE
Instructor
Jacob Hamric
Seats Available
21 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.W03R
Synonym
63186
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
RTV
Wednesday 6:00 PM – 8:55 PM
WEB
Online ONLINE
Instructor
Jacob Hamric
Seats Available
21 of 25
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
This virtual, real-time class will meet remotely at the scheduled times, using Zoom video conferencing software. 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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