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Foreign Government
FOREIGN GOVMNT
CLASS CODE: POLSC 150 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Major types of government in present use: historical development, organization, and operation.
TAUGHT:
CONTENT AND TOPICS: A survey of the major types of government in present use throughout the world showing the historical development, present organization, operation and political issue.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Conclude that geography, history, ethic and cast groups, religion, economic and social conditions, ideologies and beliefs are some of the key factors that shape political behavior.
Examine the ways in which rulers are chosen, the functions of political parties, the role of women in politics, and how citizens participate.
Compare by analysis institutions and their functions and interrelationships.
Analyze public policy, such as health and education.
Classify political systems, roles and functions, and compare with interest and pressure groups.
Analyze by methodological tools the 180 or so politicial systems that exist.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001