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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Fall 2008

GOV 310L • American Government-HONORS

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39315 TTh
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
JES A215A
KARCH, A

Course Description

This course introduces students to the institutions and processes of American government, concluding with a wide-ranging discussion of recent issues in American public policy. The primary focus of the course is on the national level, but it also examines the political system of the state of Texas.

Grading Policy

First midterm (20%) Take-home essay (20%) Second midterm (20%) Final exam (40%)

Texts

1. Reading packet 2. Morris P. Fiorina and Paul E. Peterson, The New American Democracy (strongly recommended but not required)

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