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Spring 2012
Jan 21,2018
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This course is a study of the evolution powers, and limitations of the presidency. Emphasis will be placed on presidential power, the selection process, presidential interaction with other institutions and the public, and evaluating presidents. The course will include an analysis of the president's roles as Commander-in-Chief, foreign policymaker, "chief legislator," chief executive, and party leader. The course reflects the interdisciplinary nature of presidential studies including schlarship from political science, psychology, law, political communication, and history. The readings blend some classics with current research and are authored by the leading scholars in the field. Throughout the course, we will apply course material to the current president and political events.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Political Science Department

Course Attributes:
MJ-AMER-Amer Politics & Soc., MJ-AMER- Amer Thought & Value, MJ-AMER-Advanced Cat Elective, WRITING INTENSIVE

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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