2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

PLS 300 Advanced American Government and Public Policy

In-depth description of the structure, functions, and public policy making involvement of U.S. governmental institutions. Focuses on legislative, executive, administrative, and judicial institutions and process, the impact of interest groups, political parties, public opinion, and federalism. Examines the policy-making process, both in general and with reference to specific types of public policies. Prerequisite: PLS 100.