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2021-2022 Catalog

GOVT 321 Congress and the Legislative Process

This course analyzes the process of lawmaking in the United States Congress within the context of the legislative process generally. Topics include the structural and functional development of the institution, the rules and norms which govern interaction, congressional elections, leadership and party organization, relationships with other parts of the political system, and public policy.


One of the following: GOVT 101, GOVT 211, GOVT 311, GOVT 320, or permission of instructor