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. Prerequisite: High School GPA of 3.0 or Accuplacer Reading Skills of 236, Writing of 237 or ACT of 15 Reading/ 16 Writing. Students are encouraged to bring transcripts for further evaluation if they do not meet these requirements.

Requirements

011623

Prerequisite: High School GPA of 3.0 or Accuplacer Reading Skills of 236, Writing of 237 or ACT of 15 Reading/ 16 Writing. Students are encouraged to bring transcripts for further evaluation if they do not meet these requirements.

Class Listing

Term:
Class Number Start Date End Date Day Class Time Delivery Mode Location
21931 MTWRFSU 2:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Online
21935 F 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Term: Fall 2019
Class Number Start Date End Date Day Class Time Delivery Mode Location
63631 MW 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Stevens Point Campus
63635 MTWRFSU 2:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Online