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2022 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSC 130 American Democracy

3 credit hours

This course is an introduction study of the American political system, which reveals itself as an interconnected set of ideas, practices, and institutions. This course explores some of the central elements of this system with an eye toward understanding and explaining why the system works the way it does and critically evaluating how democratic it is. A deeper acquaintance with the American political system through this course aims to place individuals in a better position to appreciate the limits and possibilities of American politics and governance and to be more reflective about the difficult political and ethical choices we face as individuals and as a community.

Prerequisite: None
Liberal Arts: Social Science
Course is Offered: FA and WI Every Year

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