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

Fall 2009

GOV 310L • American Government - Honors

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39039 TTh
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
BAT 5.102

Course Description

Fulfills first half of legislative requirement for Government. 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 hour exam (20%) Essay assignment (20%) Second hour exam (25%) Final exam (35%)


1. Reading packet 2. Morris P. Fiorina and Paul E. Peterson, The New American Democracy


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