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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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POS 261 - The American Congress

The role of the national legislature in American politics is considered. The course undertakes a study of the men and women who reach Congress, the internal norms and procedures on national decision making. Among topics covered are the committee system, leadership patterns in the Senate and the House, the public’s influence on Congress, Congress and the Presidency, and Congressional policy making in selected areas.

Prerequisite(s): POS 101  or permission of instructor.
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Political Science

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