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Term :
Spring 2018
Course Name :
Political Science 100-75 (5842)
Course Title :
American Politics
Class Notes :
  • Participation in this class will consist of online interaction. Students must have access to a computer that has a reliable internet connection. Students should access during the week prior to the semester start date. All information regarding this class, including course-specific technology requirements, will be found on that webpage. The course may not be accessible to students until the first day of the class, Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
Instructor :
C. Scalisi
E-Mail Address :
Phone Number :
(909) 384-4398 x5072
Instructor Comments :
Course Description:
POLIT 100           

3.0 UNITS                

This course is a basic introduction to American politics that is designed to meet requirements in United States and California constitution and government with primary emphasis on the American national government. Topics covered include the political theory of democracy; the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights; the operations of national political institutions including Congress, the President, and the Supreme Court; the role of political parties; and an overview of California government and politics.
Associate Degree Applicable
Course credit transfers to CSU and UC.

Two Textbook are required for this course:

Textbook #1)
American Government and Politics Today, Brief Edition, 9th Edition
Steffen W. Schmidt | Mack C. Shelley, II. | Barbara A. Bardes
Cengage Advantage Books © 2016
ISBN­13: 9781305499041

Paperback:432 Pages 

Textbook #2)
California Politics - A Primer Fourth Edition
Renee B. Van Vechten - University of Redlands
Publisher: CQ Press 2016 
ISBN-13: 978-1483375595
Paperback: 177 pages

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Primary Course Management System

Canvas by Instructure

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