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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
This course establishes the foundation of representative constitutional government in the context of modern political theory and details the structures and processes that underlie the functioning of the United States' political system. Emphasis is placed on the social and legal resolution of current issues that challenge democratic governance especially in the areas of civil rights and social justice and competing notions of equality and liberty.
Section: 81037
3
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POLSC 107 - State & Local Government

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
This is a survey course in the structures and functions of government given to the states by the United States Constitution. Beginning with concept of Federalism, the class explores the parallel legislative, executive, judicial and administrative law operation. Special emphasis will be placed on identifying and resolving pressing infrastructure and superstructure issues of local communities with the goal of increasing popular participation in governance.
Section: 82857
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GOVT 300 - Public Policy

Delhi / Technology College | Fall 2018
October 22, 2018 — 
This course is a study of the theories and practice of governmental decision making, and draws on examples of policy making from the local, state, and national levels. The pervasiveness of public policy decisions on individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit institutions will be stressed. The course will examine the causes and consequences of public sector decision making. It will use as case studies contemporary issues in social and technology policy, health care, and environmental regulation.
Section: IN3
3
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POL 121 - Introduction to American Government

Jefferson / Community College | Fall 2018
September 17, 2018 — 
This course is an introduction to the American political system, including the Constitutional framework; legislative, executive, and judicial functions; as well as the nature of American political parties, interest groups, public opinion, social movements, political economy, and the role each plays in contemporary American life.
Section: 2
3
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PS 101 - American National Government (No Text Cost [OER])

Mohawk Valley / Community College | Fall 2018
September 5, 2018 — 
This course introduces the discipline of political science through the study of American government. Topics include the concept of the political system, democracy in theory and practice, the historical background and content of the Constitution, Federalism, and the role of the Supreme Court in civil rights. It stresses these aspects of the American political system: public opinion, voting behavior, the electoral system, political parties, and modern campaigning techniques.
Section: 800
3
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POL 100 - American Government

Finger Lakes / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
This course explores the nature and dynamics of the American political system including the basic structure functions and processes of the executive legislative and judicial branches of government the roles of political parties and special interest groups the mechanics of political campaigns and elections the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights and prominent issues in U.S. domestic and foreign policy.
Section: U1
3
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POL 103 - State and Local Politics and Government

Suffolk County / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
Introduction to state and local governments, their institutions, processes by which they govern and political environments in which they operate. Includes current challenges state and local governments face due to changes in their relationship with national government and shifting policy needs.
Section: 106
3
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POL 105 - American National Politics and Government

Suffolk County / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
Introduction to American political theory, and the concept of federalism. This course is designed to teach students about the fundamental structures of the United States including how conflict is institutionalized within the system. Students will be introduced to the national political process, and the political environment in which they operate. This course also examines current issues that impact the future of the government and the people it serves, as well as providing a deep understanding and appreciation of elections, special interest groups, civil rights and liberties, and public policy.
Section: 102
3
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POL 105 - American National Politics and Government

Suffolk County / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
Introduction to American political theory, and the concept of federalism. This course is designed to teach students about the fundamental structures of the United States including how conflict is institutionalized within the system. Students will be introduced to the national political process, and the political environment in which they operate. This course also examines current issues that impact the future of the government and the people it serves, as well as providing a deep understanding and appreciation of elections, special interest groups, civil rights and liberties, and public policy.
Section: 104
3
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POL 107 - World Politics

Suffolk County / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
Study of nation-state system and nations' struggle for power; pursuit of self-interest through use of war and peace; search for national security, economic growth, international prestige and status; and management of conflicts between rich and poor nations. Contemporary approaches to study of world politics reviewed.
Section: 101