POLI 110

American Government and Politics

Political Science College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Origin and development of federal Constitution; national, state, and local governments and politics.

When Taught

Contact Department

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3

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3

Fixed

3

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0

Note

Additional seats for specific sections may be available to Freshman Mentoring participants through envelopes. Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu

Title

Analyze and Contextualize Current Events

Learning Outcome

  Analyze current events in American politics using Political Science concepts.

Title

Describe Constitutional Provisions

Learning Outcome

  Describe the most important constitutional provisions in American national government and how they have changed over time.

Title

Explain Individuals' Roles in American Government

Learning Outcome

  Explain the role individuals play in American government and what factors influence their behavior.

Title

Assess American Political Institutions

Learning Outcome

  Assess the functions and interactions of American political institutions.

Title

Learn to Participate Effectively in Political Process

Learning Outcome

  Evaluate how you as an individual can effectively participate in the political process.