POLS 3101 United States Congress and the Legislative Process
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 36.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Structure and functions of the American Congress and other legislative bodies and their roles in the formulation and execution of public policy. Their internal organization, bases of power, sources of conflict, processes of operation, and patterns of decision making.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.