Explores the structure, function, and evolution of the U.S. government. The
three branches of government, the bureaucracy, civil liberties, and civil rights
will be examined. The Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution,
political parties, public opinion, interest groups and contemporary policy
are also investigated. The relationship between the federal, state, and local
governments will also be considered. Prerequisite: C- or better in Integrated
Reading & Writing II (ENG*075) OR Introduction to College Reading &
Writing (ENG*093), or placement into Composition (ENG*101).