Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

POL 235 The American Political System(CO)

4 hours. Study of major American political institutions: the Presidency, Congress, Supreme Court, bureaucracy, and the Democratic and Republican parties. The course will emphasize the extent to which the actual workings of our political systems differ from, and are affected by, constitutional theory and legal rules and thus will discuss the impact of pressure groups and public opinion. It will also cover selected state and local political issues.



Cross Listed Courses

SLS 235


A minimum GPA of 3.0; ENG 111 and ENG 151


social science


Not open to students who have completed POL 100.