POLS1020-A American National Government (Fall 2019)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/26/2019 - 12/13/2019)
Days: M W F
Time: 09:00 - 09:50 am
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Hale Center 210
Seats Available: 6 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a basic course in the structure, principles, and functions of American political institutions through which the people of the United States govern themselves. The federal government is emphasized, and the course examines the following topics: The American Presidency, Congress, the Supreme Court, executive power, legislative power, civil liberties, elections, politics, voting theories, constitutional law, public opinion, ideology, social cleavages and forecasting elections.

About the Instructor(s)

Justin P. DePlato, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Social Sciences

412-397-5912 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Wheatley Center 226