POLS 1001 - American Government: National, State, and Local

Summer 2014 (Section #5048 - 6/2-8/7)

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This introductory course explores the origins, foundations and development of the federal and California state governments and examines their institutions, political processes, and their functions. (AA, CSU, UC) Advisory: ENGL 1001.

Required Textbooks

James Q. Wilson, American Government: Institutions and Policies, ISBN # 978-0-618-95612-8. Houghton Mifflin
David G. Lawrence, California: The Politics of Diversity. ISBN # 978-494-57097-4. Wadsworth-Cengage.

Both books are also available at the COS Bookstore. http://www.siskiyous.edu/bookstore/

If you have questions about this class, please e-mail the instructor, Ahmed Ismail.

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