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SS 20103 - American Government & Politics


(4) The course provides a review of the U.S. political system, from its Greco-Roman roots through the establishment of the Constitution and development of the republic.  Students gain an understanding of political theory, including vocabulary, concepts, and different types of governmental structures.  Students also focus on how related social sciences such as geography, sociology, and economics add to understandings of politics.  Students consider our current governmental and political structures, from local to national in order to analyze their processes and appreciate how the U.S. system compares to others in today’s world. Satisfies SI Social/Behavioral Scientific Inquiry for Foundational Studies. Offered Spring.



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