2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POL 324 - The American Political System: The Presidency


A survey of the constitutional basis and historical evolution of presidential powers; the rise of the administrative state and executive-centered government in modern American history; and the institutional and political resources of influence of the Office of the President, especially in foreign affairs. Theories are applied to recent presidential case histories and case studies of presidents who changed the contours of the executive office.
Lecture
Credits: 3
Offered in the Fall Semester