Summer 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D8; CSU Area F2; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes the U.S. government's historic origins, philosophical and theoretical justification, federal structure, and constitutional structures. The course studies the rights and liberties of individuals as articulated in the U.S. Constitution and federal court decisions. Further, it examines and describes the procedural aspects of the U.S. and California political systems including amending the U.S. and California constitutions, holding elections, campaigning, legislating, executing and adjudicating law. The course examines individual and group political behavior in voting, interest groups, political parties, and the media. It provides an analysis of contemporary problems and issues and looks at factors that shape politics and policy-making including diversity, political culture, political socialization, political ideologies, and public opinion. Finally, it also describes California state and local governments' constitutional base, structures and functions, political process, problems and issues, and federal-state relations.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
MTWTh     10:25AM-12:30PM LEC R.Herzog             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11566 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 23-Aug 01
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC R.Herzog             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10015 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10017 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11432 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11433 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 16-Aug 06
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11431 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Baxter             Off Campus Natomas N101  10159 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC R.Britton            Off Campus McClellan 101 10200 Textbook

Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 30, 2014