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American Government

Course Description

American Government:
The required semester course in American government is designed to give students a critical perspective on politics and government in the United States. The course compares systems of government in the world today and analyzes the life and changing interpretations of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the current state of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. The course promotes familiarity with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that make up the American and comparative political system.