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Political Parties and Interest Groups
PO1 P & INT GR
CLASS CODE: POLSC 320 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Functions and roles of American political parties and interest groups: public, elections, policy.
TAUGHT: Every other semester
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Functions and roles of American political parties and interest groups: public, elections, policy.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Understand the role that political parties play in the political system.
Understand how political parties affect the electoral process and nomination.
Learn the role political parties play in the formulation of public policy.
Learn how interest groups participate in the electoral process.
Understand the role that interest groups play in the formulation of public policy.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001