American Government Course Description
How is democracy reflected in the three branches of the American system of government? In this course, students will study the primary concepts of the American political system, including its foundations, structures, and political behavior. This course does not simply look at the institutions of the federal government but also examines the parties’ issues, candidates, and power-pressure groups and their roles in American politics at the national level. Emphasis is also placed on the role of the citizen in a democratic society. Successful completion of this course satisfies the American Government graduation requirement.