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American Government
AMERICAN GOVT
CLASS CODE: POLSC 110 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - American Institutions requirement.

DESCRIPTION: English background of American institutions, colonial systems of government. The Constitution, the evolution and adoption of government to the changing role of the United States as an industrialized member of the world of nations and the changing federal/state relations.
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GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Explore selected historical events in American history.
Detail the ways in which constitutional amendments are proposed and ratified.
Define and understand the unitary, conferal, and federalist systems.
Develop critical thinking skills and communication skills to organize learned material.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003