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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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: 85769
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POLSC 107 - State & Local Government

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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: 85829
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GOVT 300 - Public Policy

Delhi / Technology College | Fall 2019
October 21, 2019 — 
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. Prerequisite: ECON 100 or ECON 110 or GOVT 110
Section: IN3
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GOVT 310 - The U.S. Supreme Court

Delhi / Technology College | Fall 2019
October 21, 2019 — 
Gay marriage. The death penalty. Abortion. Heath care. Cell phone privacy. The U. S. Supreme Court has heard cases on all of these topics in recent years, and its decisions ultimately touch the lives of all Americans. In this class we will study the Supreme Court's place in the U.S. legal system. We will examine landmark Supreme Court decisions as well as major recent decisions. This class is geared not only toward anyone who is interested in the law or government service but also towards anyone interested in working or being informed about the biggest issues of the day. Prerequisite: GOVT 240.
Section: INT
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POL 121 - Intro to American Government

Jefferson / Community College | Fall 2019
September 16, 2019 — 
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

Mohawk Valley / Community College | Fall 2019
September 4, 2019 — 
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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POL 100 - American Government

Finger Lakes / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
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
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POLS 100 - Introduction to Political Science

Hudson Valley / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
This course is designed to provide a general introduction to political thought and the practice of politics. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of the different political ideas, institutions, and systems, on the state, national and international levels.
Section: 300
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POL 205 - American National Government

Nassau / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
An exploration of some of the significant areas and issues of contemporary American government and politics. Among the topics included are the scope of government activity in the United States today, the Constitution of the United States, and the evolution and operation of such political institutions as the Presidency, Congress, the Supreme Court and the political parties.
Section: OLA
3
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SS 141 - American Government

Herkimer County / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
Section: V1