Introduction to American Politics

POL SCI XL 149Z

This course gives a broad overview and introduces students to the American political system. 

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Classroom
Starting at $845.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

About this course:

This course is an introduction to American national political institutions, the factors that motivate political behavior, and the constraints that shape them. The course makes use of a number of political science theories. Topics to be covered include the American Constitution, civil rights, civil liberties, the presidency, Congress, political parties, elections, public opinion, the media, advertising, social identity, race and ethnic politics and political polling.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Thursday 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Burt Stillar
371909
Fee:
$845.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 11, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 02, 2020
Course Requirements
We The People: An Introduction to American Politics (Essentials) by Ginsberg, Lowi, Weir, Tolbert, Spitzer
Schedule
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Discussion
Thu Jan 9, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Jan 16, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Jan 23, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
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Thu Jan 30, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Feb 6, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Feb 13, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Feb 20, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Feb 27, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Mar 5, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Mar 12, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Thu Mar 19, 2020
12:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313

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