This module works to explore the various aspects that create the American government, as well as the political parties and how the media plays a major role in it all. Week one: Business meeting, study skills summary and course overview lecture Week two: Congress Week three: The Presidency Week four: The Supreme Court Week five: Political Parties Week six: Federalism Week seven: Interest Groups Week eight: The media Week nine: Capital punishment Week ten: Gun Control Week eleven: Civil Rights Week twelve: Welfare Week thirteen: Immigration Week fourteen: The Role of Religion Week fifteen: Foreign Policy

Term(s) offered: Autumn/Spring/Summer module; 20 [10 ECTS credits]
Credit: 1.5
General Education: II C or III B 1