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U778-104 Introduction to American Politics and Government

An introduction to political science, with a focus on the federal governmental system. You will explore the relationship of the federal government to state and local governments, the constitutional basis, the structure of the three branches, political processes, policymaking, civil rights and liberties, and some of the problems currently facing the nation.

Course Syllabus

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PrerequisitesHigh school graduation or consent of adviser
Credits4 undergraduate credits
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Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date1 year after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$1308
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1383 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
American Government (Brief Tenth Edition)
(ISBN: 0393931218) Edition: 10th

(ISBN: 039391206X) Edition: 3rd

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