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POLI 001H: Honors American Government

Course Description

Honors American Government uses the pedagogical methods common to all Honors courses: interdisciplinary, writing- intensive, collaborative, and experiential instruction. Course content makes connection through a common theme with other courses offered within the specified transdisciplinary unit. This course covers the structure and functions of the American national government including consideration of state and local governments. Emphasis is placed on the development of democratic institutions through historical and contemporary studies. With an emphasis on research and analysis, students have the opportunity to apply critical thinking skills and concepts to develop their knowledge of American 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