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POLS& 202 American Government • 5 Cr.

Description:

Analyzes constitutional government in America in terms of the theory and practices of democracy. Students investigate issues of individual rights, popular representation, and responsible leadership.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Evaluate the basic nature of Constitutional government in America.
  • Understand concepts such as separation of power and checks and balances as outlined in the constitution.
  • Recall and define problems of individual rights, popular representation and responsible leadership.
  • Identify roles of the Executive department, the Congress, and the Judicial branch.
  • Have an understanding of the public policy making process in the U.S.
  • Have the skills and knowledge necessary for analyzing American politics according to the ideals of American democracy.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000