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

Summer 2005

GOV F310L • American Government

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
85445 MTWThF
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
WCH 1.120
TEIGEN

Course Description

Fulfills first half of legislative requirement for 6 hours of American government. This course is an introduction to United States and Texas government and politics. The course includes a framework for understanding the constitutional basis, processes, institutions, actors, politics, and policies of the United States and Texas governments. Besides fulfilling the legislative requriement, you will join the ranks of the more informed citizenry after the successful completion of this class.

Texts

Cigler, Allan J. and Burdett A. Loomis. 2005. American Politics: classic and Contemporary Readings (Sixth Ed.). New York: Houghton Mifflin. Drew, Elizabeth. 2002. Citizen McCain. New York: Simon & Schuster. Fiorina, Morris P., Paul E. Peterson, and Bertram Johnson. 2005. The New American Democracy (Alternate Fourth Ed. or Fourth Ed.). New York: Longman.

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