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GOVT  2107  Federal and Texas Constitutions

A study of the United States and state constitutions with special emphasis on Texas. Prerequisites: By permission only, and meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent.   Enrollment limited to students who have already completed a minimum of six (6) credit hours of GOVT courses but have not satisfied the statutory requirement for study of the federal and state constitutions.  Ensures compliance with TEC 51.301.  1 credit hour.  (A)

 

GOVT  2304 Introduction to Political Science

Introductory survey of the discipline of political science focusing on the scope and methods of the field, and the substantive topics in the discipline including the theoretical foundations of politics, political interaction, political institutions and how political systems function.  Prerequisites: Consent of Associate Dean, and meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent.   3 credit hours.  (A)

 

GOVT  2305  Federal Government (Federal constitution and topics)

Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties and civil rights.  Prerequisite: Meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent.  3 credit hours.  (A)

 

GOVT  2306  Texas Government (Texas constitution and topics)

Origin and development of the Texas Constitution, structure and powers of the state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy and the political culture of Texas.  Prerequisite: Meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent.  3 credit hours.  (A)

 

GOVT  2311  Mexican-American Politics

This course explores the impact of Mexican-Americans on U.S. politics and political institutions and public policy.  Prerequisite: Meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent.  3 credit hours.  (A)

 

GOVT  2389 Academic Co-op Government

Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in government.  In conjunction with class seminars, the student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of government.  Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office. Prerequisites: Consent of Associate Dean, and meet TSI college-readiness standard for Writing; or equivalent.   3 credit hours.  (A)

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