GOV 312L • Issues and Policies in American Government
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Fulfills second half of legislative requirement for 6 hours of American government. This course provides an introduction and overview of U.S.-Mexico relations during the 20th century, with a particular focus on contemporary issues. The first part of the course focuses on Mexico's domestic politics so that students can get acquainted with basic political actors and economic issues. Then the course will turn to three major issues in U.S.-Mexico realations: economic integration and NAFTA, immigration, and security/drugs. No prior knowledge of Mexico or U.S.-Mexico relations is presumed.