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PS 1113 Course Information    
TitleAmer Federal Government
DepartmentSocial Sciences
LevelUndergraduate - Lower Division
CIP Code451002
DescriptionA study of the American government system. The American experiment in federalism and democracy; origin and development of the United States Constitution; federal-state relations, civil liberties, the individual as a citizen; political parties; governmental services. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: Students must be eligible for ENGL 1113.
Prerequisites Eligibility for ENGL 1113
Grade ModeStandard Letter
General EducationY
General Ed Lab Science 
Liberal ArtsY
Teacher Education 
Approved DeliveryTraditional
Hybrid - Term approved: Fall 2002
Online - Term approved: Fall 2002
Instructional MethodLecture or lecture with formally scheduled discussion, activity, demonstration, clinic
Credit Hours3
Faculty Load Hours3
Contact Hrs48
Enrollment Based WkldNo
RepeatsCourse may not be repeated
Max Load 
First Term OfferedUnknown
Last Term ModifiedFall 2005
Last Term OfferedSpring 2022
General Ed Student Learning OutcomesThe student will apply critical thinking skills in order to make informed decisions and evaluations. (Critical Thinking)
General Ed Assessment MeasuresIn-class essay assessed by the Political Science Critical Thinking Rubric