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

POS 2112 - State and Local Government


Credit Hours: 3.0

At least one of the prerequisite courses is required.
Prerequisite(s): ENC1102, ENC2210 with minimum grade of C
Corequisite(s): None


This course will examine the structures, politics, and functions of non-national government in America. The course examines state and local systems and their interrelationships with the American federal system of government. Topics covered in the course include: the Governors, the Legislature, the State Judiciary, finance, urban government, political participation and community diversity. In addition to general education credit, this course is a writing-intensive course, wherein multiple writing assignments make up a substantial part of assignments and assessment. As a research and writing intensive course, this course will allow students the chance to explore the subject through a variety of college-level writing exercises that will include an original research project and may also include essay exams, book reviews, reaction papers, and other discipline specific writing.

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