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|Course ID||Course Name||Prerequisite||Total Credits||Lab Credits|
|SS 259||THE AMERICAN POLITICAL SYSTEM||EN 109, EN 112||3|
This course is designed to acquaint students with the structure, functions, and policy-making processes of the United States national governance, beginning with its revolutionary founding and theory, moving to its contemporary institutions, and concluding with policy processes. In addition, this course will facilitate the student’s research and writing abilities, including the ability to critique the scholarship of others, and develop an understanding of meaningful political participation. The major dilemmas and choices facing American policy makers and appropriate frameworks for analysis will be examined.