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 Writing course, respectively. Prerequisite: Minimum Accuplacer scores � Reading 55, Sentence Skills 60 or equivalent, or Intro to College Reading 10848104 with a grade of C or better and Intro to College Writing 10831103 with a grade of C or better

Requirements:

Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading score of 55 and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 60 or equivalent or Intro to College Reading 10848104 with a grade of C or better and Intro to College Writing 10831103 with a grade of C or better

Upcoming Schedule:

Summer 2017

06/05/2017 TO 08/04/2017

No classes offered during this term.

Fall 2017

08/24/2017 TO 12/20/2017

Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
63117 08/28/17 12/18/17 M 2:30 PM - 4:20 PM Stevens Point 3.00
63119 08/24/17 12/20/17 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Virtual Campus 3.00
63120 08/24/17 12/20/17 TWR 12:20 PM - 1:20 PM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
63121 08/24/17 12/20/17 TWR 8:00 AM - 8:55 AM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
63122 08/25/17 12/15/17 F 9:05 AM - 12:05 PM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
Spring 2018

01/22/2018 TO 05/16/2018

Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
22009 01/22/18 05/14/18 M 2:30 PM - 4:20 PM Stevens Point 3.00
22025 01/22/18 05/16/18 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Virtual Campus 3.00
22026 01/23/18 05/16/18 TWR 12:20 PM - 1:15 PM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
22027 01/23/18 05/16/18 TWR 8:00 AM - 8:55 AM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
22034 01/26/18 05/11/18 F 9:05 AM - 12:05 PM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00