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POLI 001: American Government

Course Description

This course covers the structure and functions of the American national, state and local governments. Emphasis is placed on the development of democratic institutions through historical and contemporary studies. Students have the opportunity to learn what has shaped the United States Constitution, its amendments, and the operation of one's role in a democratic government.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: D. Social Sciences: D2 - American History and Institutions
  • CSU GE: Area D - Social Sciences
    US-2: United States Constitution and government
    US-3: California state and local government
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
  • C-ID: POLS 110 - Introduction to American Government and Politics
Last Updated 7/19/23