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POLI-100 - Introduction to Politics and Government
|POLI-100||Introduction to Politics and Government||3 - credits||$324.42|
This course introduces students to political science, assisting them to gain a foundational understanding of first, the discipline's key concepts and second, its practicalities. In order to do so, study will start with the fundamental nature of politics; power in all its guises; political beliefs, attitudes, and values acquisition; and the theoretical bases/action plans of various ideologies. Consideration will then turn to an exploration of peoples' efforts to create proper sized political units; set fundamental rules; lead and make decisions; debate and pass laws; offer advice for and put in place government programs; organize to achieve goals and aims; and devise electoral systems to make choices. To clarify and solidify learning this information, students will work up case studies so they can develop better-informed political opinions and proceed to other political science courses.
Delivery Method: On-Campus
Credits: 3 | Length: 45 hours | Course Outline for POLI-100
POLI-100 Introduction to Politics and Government can be found in the following programs: