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Political Parties and Elections

Students examine the role of political parties and elections at the state and national level in the U.S. The course focuses on elections as a link between the citizens and the institutions of government in a democracy. There also is an emphasis on important issues such as nomination processes, the role of the media, campaign advertising, campaign strategy, citizen participation and voting behavior. Prerequisite: POLI 130. Fall semester, alternate years.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0