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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Political Science:

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
POL SCI-316

Congress: Politics and Policy

The role of Congress in American politics and policymaking, including the history of Congress, elections, representation, committees, political parties and leadership, rules and procedures, interest groups and lobbying, presidential-congressional relations, and the role of Congress in both domestic and foreign policy decisions.

Prerequisites
P: Pol Sci 101.