Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

POLS 3701 American Institutions

Prerequisite: POLS 1101

3-0-3

This upper-level course focuses upon one of the following - the American Presidency, the U.S. Congress, or the judicial branch- and provides an in-depth study of one of these major branches in the federal government. The course begins by considering the origins of the branch, examining thereafter the various forces that have served to mold it over time.

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