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Winter 2024
Jul 17,2024
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PS 201 - U.S. Government and Politics
Associated Term: Winter 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify, explain, and analyze historical foundations, core concepts, theories, debates, and historical foundations for contemporary U.S. politics and government
2. Analyze how social and political phenomena influence human and governmental behavior
3. Identify and explain influences on the U.S. political system, institutions, and political culture
4. Identify, explain, and critically assess various means through which citizens and groups participate in U.S. politics
5. Explain the roles and responsibilities of individuals and/or institutions within the context of the U.S. political system
6. Develop and express political ideas and opinions through the critical evaluation of political information with respect for different points of view
7. Apply knowledge and experiences to increase appreciation for and participation in the United States’ diverse political society
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