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HIS 122

American Government
Name: American Government
Course Number: HIS 122
Credit(s): 3

Course Description

This course offers a foundation in the principles of American government, encompassing politics, processes, and major institutions. It aims to cultivate skills in evaluating and analyzing public policies with a focus on the common good and public interests.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of political behavior and policymaking, exploring methods, technologies, and data used by social and behavioral scientists.
  • Explain the processes and methods in American politics, emphasizing the significance of political behavior and ideology.
  • Survey key components of political behavior, including public opinion, interest groups, media dynamics, and the campaign process.
  • Assess the effects of public opinion, media, and interest groups, considering social, historical, cultural, economic, and global influences.

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