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

Spring 2010

GOV 310L • American Government

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38660 MW
F
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
MEZ B0.306
CBA 4.332
KARCH, A

Course Description

This is a multi-section course. Lecture meets on MW, discussion meets on F in 4 sections. 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%) Second midterm (25%) Third midterm (25%) Final exam (30%)

Texts

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

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