Intro to American Government

Intro to American Government

Catalog Number:

10809122

Credits:

3.00

Description:

Introduces American political processes and institutions. Focuses on rights and responsibilities of citizens and the process of participatory democracy. Learners examine the complexity of the separation of powers and checks and balances. Explores the role of the media, interest groups, political parties, and public opinion in the political process. Also explores the role of state and national government in our federal system. A student scoring between 55-80 on their Accuplacer Reading Comprehension, or 60 - 80 on Accuplacer Sentence Skills is recommended to co-enroll in the Introduction to College Reading course and/or Introduction to College Writng course, repectively. Prerequisite: Minimum Accuplacer scores - Reading 55, Sentence Skills 60 or equivalent

Requirements:

Prerequisite: Minimum Accuplacer scores - Reading 55, Sentence Skills 60 or equivalent. A student scoring between 55-80 on their Accuplacer Reading comprehension exam, is recommended to co-enroll in the Introduction to College Reading course.

Upcoming Schedule:

Summer 2016

06/06/2016 TO 08/05/2016

Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
40608 06/06/16 08/05/16 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Stevens Point 3.00
Fall 2016

08/22/2016 TO 12/21/2016

Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
63345 08/22/16 12/21/16 MWR 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM In Person Stevens Point 3.00
63349 08/22/16 12/19/16 M 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM Hybrid/In Person Stevens Point 3.00
63104 08/23/16 12/21/16 TWR 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM In Person Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
63106 08/23/16 12/21/16 TWR 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM In Person Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
63108 08/26/16 12/16/16 F 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM In Person Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
63734 08/22/16 12/21/16 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Stevens Point 3.00
Spring 2017

01/16/2017 TO 05/18/2017

Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
21613 01/20/17 05/12/17 F 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM In Person Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
21616 01/16/17 05/18/17 MWR 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM In Person Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
21618 01/17/17 05/18/17 TWR 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM In Person Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
21480 01/16/17 05/18/17 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Stevens Point 3.00
21482 01/16/17 05/15/17 M 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM In Person Stevens Point 3.00