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    Feb 22, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog: September 2019 Edition 
    
2019-2020 Catalog: September 2019 Edition [ARCHIVED]

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PS 1H AMERICAN GOVERNMENT HONORS

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
Recommended Preparation: WR 201 , WR 399  or ESL 90  
This course provides a survey of the principles, personalities, problems, and issues of government at the national, state and local levels. Topics include the US Constitution; federalism and state constitutions, with special emphasis on California; political ideologies; political parties, interest groups and elections; the legislature; the presidency and the federal bureaucracy; the judiciary; and domestic and foreign policy making. This honors course will be enriched through limited class size, more independent reading, expectation of a greater degree of student participation and involvement, and research assignments that allow the student to pursue topics and projects of individual interest. Students are encouraged to participate in honors research conferences. Credit may be earned in either PS 1  or PS 1H, but not both. C-ID: POLS 110. NR



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