POL203Y5 • Politics and Government of the United States


A comparative study of the development of American government and the main elements of the American political tradition; the structure and functioning of executives, legislatures, courts, bureaucracies, parties and pressure groups in federal and state government; characteristic processes of American politics such as voting, bargaining and regulation; and resultant patterns of public policy. [48L]

1.0 POL credit or 4.0 credits
Distribution Requirement
Social Science
Total Instructional Hours
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Political Science