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2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Political Science:

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Fall
Odd Only
POL SCI-310

The American Presidency

The president's role in public policy-making. Topics include the history of the presidency, presidential elections, the nature and use of presidential power, the organization and operation of the executive office, the presidential relationship with Congress and the bureaucracy, and presidential leadership.

Prerequisites
P: Pol Sci 101.