2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GOVT 110 - American Government

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is a study of the development of the constitution and the growth of political parties. Special focus is placed on the evolution of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government. Some current issues are included.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course: At the end of this course the student will be able to via writing assignments, in-class exercises, and sectional exams:

  1. Outline major events leading to American independence;
  2. Describe the content and fundamental principles of the Constitution;
  3. Describe the history of the American Federal system;
  4. Describe & outline the Constitutions distribution of powers and responsibilities in the federal system.