live: $ 213
rec.: $ 188
THURSDAY 10 am - 11:15 am ET (1st Semester Only)
This course provides engaging content and an enthusiastic instructor to help students advance their knowledge of American government. Students begin with a brief comparative study of governments then move into an in-depth study of American government on federal, state and local level. Students study the foundation and structure of our government with important primary documents including the Federalist Papers and the U.S. Constitution. While studying the Bill of Rights, students learn about civil liberties and rights. Students also cover political parties and interest groups, elections, campaigns, public policy and key Supreme Court cases.
Weekly practice reinforces the concepts taught in class and the instructor is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Assignments are graded and students receive a course credit report at the end of the semester. Students may take this class for Honors credit. The Honors option costs an additional $25 per class. Be sure to check Honors on the registration form.