DCCCD GOVT 2301 - Syllabus (8 pages)

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Dallas County Community College
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Govt 2301 - American Government
American Government Documents

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2011FA GOVT 2301 4434 9053 Eastfield College Fall 2011 GOVT 2301 American and Texas Government 3 hrs Social Sciences Human Services and Business Division CLASS TIMES Sections 4434 and 9053 are 100 internet courses INSTRUCTOR Dr Cindy Casta eda PHONE 972 860 7043 Office E MAIL cindyc dcccd edu OFFICE C 273 MAILBOX G 237 OFFICE HOURS 10 00 11 00 am on Mondays and Wednesdays in C 237 10 00 11 00 am on Fridays via email 2 00 3 20 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in C 237 TEXT No textbook required Must have convenient and reliable internet access SUPPLEMENTAL READINGS All content and supplemental reading for the semester will be available via links to these readings on eCampus The supplemental readings may cover current events content related reading and interesting related information PREREQUISITE The following must be met 1 Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language ESOL 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative TSI Reading Standard AND 2 Developmental Writing in 0093 or English as a Second Language ESOL 0054 or have met the Texas Success Initiative TSI Writing Standard COURSE DESCRIPTION GOVT 2301 American Government This course is an introduction to the study of political science Topics include the origin and development of constitutional democracy United States and Texas federalism and intergovernmental relations local governmental relations local government parties politics and political behavior To ensure transferability students should plan to take both Government 2301 and 2302 within the DCCC 3 Lec COMPETENCIES AND OBJECTIVES Core curriculum competencies for GOVT 2301 and 2302 1 2 3 4 5 Reading Writing Critical thinking Listening speaking Computer literacy STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR GOVT 2301 AND 2302 1 To comprehend the origins and evolution of the U S and Texas political systems with a focus on the growth of political institutions and the constitutions of the U S and Texas federalism civil liberties and civil and human rights 1 2011FA GOVT



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