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2021-2022 Catalog

GOVT 320 The Presidency and Executive Politics

This course explores the dynamics of executive politics, with primary emphasis upon the structure and operation of the United States Presidency. Topics include the organization of the Presidency and the Executive Branch, models of presidential power and leadership, the process of presidential selection, relationships with other parts of the political system, and executive politics and public policy. [W]


One of the following: GOVT 101, GOVT 211, GOVT 311, GOVT 321, or permission of instructor