PLSC4353 Congressional Politics

Course Description

An examination of the U.S. Congress. Topics include congressional elections, constituency relations, institutional structures and processes, and policymaking roles.

Course Credits: 3

PrerequisitesThere are no course prerequisites although it is important to have completed basic American National Politics (PLSC 2305) or its equivalent.

Student Learning Outcomes

The Student will:

  • Describe the development of Congress as an institution
  • Examine the relationship between Congress and other government branches
  • Analyze Congressional policymaking