POS 1041 American Government

This course is an introductory course on the essentials of American National Government. This course gives students a basic understanding of the structure of the federal government with emphasis placed on concepts, which include but are not limited to the United States Constitution, Federalism, Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, Congress, Presidency, Judiciary, and Political Parties. 

The purpose of this course therefore is to explore the scope of American Government and Politics.  Individuals cannot be well informed about life in the United States or be a fully functioning citizen without having a basic understanding of politics and government in the United States.  This course fulfills the State of Florida Civics Literacy.


3 credits


Student must score into college-level English and reading on placement test