POLS 1100 Course

Division: Social and Behavioral Science

Department: Social Sciences

Course: POLS 1100

Title: American National Government

Description: This course is an introduction to the structure, function, and political dynamics of the major institutions within the American governmental system.

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

  • know the basic structure and function of the major institutions within the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the American Federal Government
  • learn to interpret and analyze the dynamics of government by observation of past and current events in the political context
  • participate in government by exercising their voting and voicing rights from a basis of understanding of issues and representation. One can better appreciate his or her responsibility as a citizen when in possession of a clear perspective of the realities and possibilities offered by the uniquely American form of Democracy.


Courses Taught Fall 2017

1100    TTH  11:00 am-12:15 pm    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    MWF  12:30 pm-2:10 pm    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    MW  8:00 am-9:15 am    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    MWF  10:30 am-11:20 am    Hansen, Kerry D.    
1100      5:00 pm-5:00 pm    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    TTH  11:00 am-12:15 pm    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    MW  8:00 am-9:15 am    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    TAUGHT ONLINE   Young, Bradford H.    
1100    TTH  9:30 am-10:45 am    Young, Bradford H.    
1100      5:00 pm-5:00 pm    Jackson, William S.    

Courses Taught Spring 2018

1100    MW  8:00 am-9:15 am    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    MWF  12:30 pm-2:10 pm    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    TTH  12:30 pm-1:45 pm    Hansen, Kerry D.    
1100      5:00 pm-5:00 pm    Jackson, William S.    
1100    TTH  9:30 am-10:45 am    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    MW  8:00 am-9:15 am    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    MW  11:00 am-12:15 pm    Young, Bradford H.    
1100    TAUGHT ONLINE   Young, Bradford H.    
1100    MW  11:00 am-12:15 pm    Young, Bradford H.    
1100      5:00 pm-5:00 pm    Hurd, Rodney    

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