Topics in United States Government and Politics
Presidential Politics in America
The November 2020 presidential election will be a major event in shaping the future direction of American government and politics. In the first part of this course, we will examine the events leading up to the election, the unique characteristics of U.S. political institutions, and the issues and dynamics of the campaign. Following the election, we will analyze the outcome and consider its implications for the direction of US public policy over the next four years and the potential significance of political changes in the United States in world affairs.
Format and Requirements
1.0 POL credit