GOVT 341

Theories of American Politics

Prerequisite: GOVT 159. This course examines leading theoretical perspectives on the development of the American regime and constitutional order. Utilizing case studies, the course will place particular emphasis on examining shifts in governing authority, the evolution of the party system, and the relationship of government to the economy. Students will complete a substantial research project. This course cannot be taken on a P/CR/NC grading option. III.W, V.7