PO 200 American National Government
S2B 2011 BL
Master's of Art's in Political Science; and Juris Doctor (JD)
Friday 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Spring II Semester, First Day of classes:March 21, 2011-Last Day of classes:May 15, 2011
Fridays, First Day for our class: March 25, 2011, Last Day for our class:May 13, 2011
5:00PM - 10:00 PM
Textbook: American Government &Politics Today; The Essential, 2009-2010 Edition, Bardes Shelley and Schmidt, ISBN: 9780495571704
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Exam Two – April 22, 2011 30%
Grading: Exams will consist of short answer questions and essays. Each of the first three exams will encompass 30% of your final grade, including your Final Exam. Presentation topics and dates will be assigned on the first day of class. These presentations will constitute 10% of the final grade.
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Children are not permitted in class.
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