POL386H1: U.S. Government and Politics

Hours

24L

Previous Course Number

POL386Y1

Who rules the United State of America? This course will investigate this question by examining how power is attained and how power is exercised in American elections, the legislative process, the bureaucracy, and the federal courts. Particular attention will be paid to the role of national interest groups, regional economic interests, and new modes of political mobilization.

Prerequisite
1.0 credit in POL/ JPA/ JPF/ JPI/ JPR/ JPS/ JRA courses
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class