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: 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

Upcoming Schedule:

Spring 2018

Term runs from 01/22/2018 TO 05/16/2018

No classes offered during this term.

Summer 2018

Term runs from 06/04/2018 TO 08/03/2018


Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
40040 06/04/18 08/03/18 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Virtual Campus 3.00
Fall 2018

Term runs from 08/27/2018 TO 12/19/2018


Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
62856 08/27/18 12/17/18 M 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM Blended/In Person < 50% Online Stevens Point 3.00
62857 08/27/18 12/19/18 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Virtual Campus 3.00
62858 08/31/18 12/14/18 F 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00
Spring 2019

Term runs from 01/21/2019 TO 05/17/2019


Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
21681 01/21/19 05/13/19 M 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM Blended/In Person < 50% Online Stevens Point 3.00
21682 01/21/19 05/17/19 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Virtual Campus 3.00
21683 01/25/19 05/17/19 F 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00