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Course Catalog

Congress and the Presidency

In this course, the structures and politics of Congress and the presidency are analyzed. Students are exposed to the foundations and institutional arrangements of each branch, and review congressional and presidential procedures in lawmaking and policy-making. The course also assesses congressional and presidential power over time and the manner in which both branches interact institutionally, as well as how they interact with the American public and society in electoral processes.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0