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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 1921 - The American Presidency

Credit Hours: 3.0

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None

This Honors course examines the American presidency from both an institutional and a historical perspective, while including material and instruction on the presidential election process, current issues, and controversies. More than any other part of American government, the institution of the presidency has been shaped by the activities of the persons who have held the office. This course will examine the presidency in historical perspective beginning with the Constitutional base and indicating how the presidential section process and presidential roles have evolved over time as various presidents have shaped the institution. The course will also focus on presidential leadership and the strategies which presidents have developed for successfully fulfilling the multiple and complex presidential responsibilities. Current issues and controversies concerning the presidency will be discussed.

Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)