POS 111 American Government: SS1

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or ENG 090

Includes the background of the U.S. Constitution; the philosophy of American government; general principles of the Constitution; federalism; and civil liberties. Examines public opinion and citizen participation; political parties, interest groups, and the electoral process; and the structure and functions of the national government.