17.20 | Fall 2020 | Undergraduate
Introduction to the American Political Process
Course Description
This course provides a substantive overview of U.S. politics and an introduction to the discipline of political science. It surveys the institutional foundations of U.S. politics as well as the activities of political elites, organizations, and ordinary citizens. It explores the application of general political science …
This course provides a substantive overview of U.S. politics and an introduction to the discipline of political science. It surveys the institutional foundations of U.S. politics as well as the activities of political elites, organizations, and ordinary citizens. It explores the application of general political science concepts and analytic frameworks to specific episodes and phenomena in U.S. politics.
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A smiling Joe Biden speaks from behind a podium with a sign reading “Battle for the Soul of the Nation”.
Presidential candidate Joe Biden on election night in Pittsburgh, PA, November 3, 2020. (Image by Jared Wickerham/Biden for President on Flickr. License CC BY-NC-SA.)