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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
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: 14998
3
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POLSC 107 - State & Local Government

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
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: 15000
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GOVT 1010 - American Federal Government

Corning / Community College | Spring 2020
March 16, 2020 — 
Theories and practices of American Federal Government with emphasis on the national level. Changing relationships between the branches of the national government, policy formulation, political parties, pressure groups, and the growth of presidential powers.
Prerequisite: Eligible to take ENGL 1010.
Section: 006
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PS 101 - American National Government

Mohawk Valley / Community College | Spring 2020
February 19, 2020 — 
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
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PSCI 102 - American Government

Cayuga / Community College | Spring 2020
February 17, 2020 — 
Introduction to the national system of government and politics, this course describes, analyzes and explains the political process in America as it relates to the national government. Study includes the founding process, federalism, the legislative, executive and judicial branches, the operation of parties and elections, the role of law and the courts in rights and liberties, and the process of creating both domestic and foreign policy. The course seeks to give students an understanding of the way behavior of the President, Congressional members, Supreme Court justices and ordinary citizens influences formulation of governmental policies. Click here for full section info.
Section: 701
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POS 203 - International Relations

Genesee / Community College | Spring 2020
February 10, 2020 — 
Section: L66
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PSC 100 - U.S. National Politics

Plattsburgh / University College | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
A survey of the constitutional, political, and social bases of the American political system. Structure and functions of the leading institutions - presidency, bureaucracy, congress, courts - of the national government. Political issues and ways in which governmental decisions are made.
Section: WB1
3
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PSC 240 - State and Local Government

Clinton / Community College | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
This course is an introduction to the organization, structure, and functions of state, county, and municipal governments.
Section: 01
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POL 100 - Introduction to American Government and Politics

Cortland / University College | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
Basic structures and functions of the American political system, including the Constitution, presidency, Congress, courts, bureaucracy, political parties, public opinion, elections, interest groups, media and public policy. Also examines who has power.
Section: 003
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POL 530 - Coastal Policy

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
Specially organized seminars are offered on topics of particular importance to students of public affairs. These courses are led by distinguished experts in those policy areas.
Section: 30