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Last approved: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:04:30 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:16:31 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Political Science (PSC)
PSC
2219
Political Parties and Interest Groups
US Political Parties/Politics
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No
PSC 1002
Corequisites

45

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
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Fee Type


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The emergence and evolution of political parties in the United States; role of parties as a linkage between mass preferences and government policies; organization, nominations, voting, and activities in legislative and executive branches.
At the conclusion of this course, you will understand:

• The development and evolution of political parties in the United States;
• The role of political parties in representing and conveying public concerns;
• How political parties build coalitions and participate in elections; and
• How political parties organize government and set policy at the federal, state and local levels.
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Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives
This class was accidentally added as bearing 4 credits. It should be 3.
Key: 7175