Bryan · Social Sciences · Government - GOVT
- Summer I 2018
- Section 305 CRN-30037
- 3 Credits
- 06/04/2018 to 07/02/2018
- Modified 05/14/2018
|Class||10:05 am - 12:00 pm||MTWRF||A Building 106||Jun 04, 2018 - Jul 02, 2018||Lecture||Ronald G Quiram|
Government 2305 is a study of the organization, functions, and administration of the several branches and agencies of the national government, including a study of the federal constitution. The primary factors considered relate to the three branches of government -- judicial, executive, legislative -- major historical documents, the events that shaped the nation, and current events. Emphasis will be placed on the interaction of these subsystems. 48 contact hours. Credit: Three semester hours.
Student must be college reading ready according to Texas Success Initiatives Standards (TSI). Please see the Catalog section under Texas Success Initiative.
Core Curriculum Statement
Through the Texas Core Curriculum, students will gain a foundation of knowledge in human cultures and the physical and natural world, develop principles of personal and social responsibility for living in a diverse world, and advance intellectual and practical skills that are essential for all learning. For details relating to this core course, please see:
Explain the origin and development of constitutional democracy in the United States.
Demonstrate knowledge of the federal system.
Describe separation of powers and checks and balances in both theory and practice.
Demonstrate knowledge of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government.
Evaluate the role of public opinion, interest groups, and political parties in the political system.
Analyze the election process.
Describe the rights and responsibilities of citizens.
Analyze issues and policies in U.S. politics.
REQUIRED |By GINSBERG
- EDITION: 11E
- PUBLISHER: NORTON
- ISBN: 9780393622850
Three exams(100 points each) Six Participation Quizzes (counting the five highest grades) (100 points total ) and comprehensive final exam (200 points)
F=359 and below
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Missed exams must be made up. Its is the students responsibility to make arrangements for make up exams. Missed exams must be made up immediately following the students return to the classroom. Failure to do so will result in an “0”. Extra Credit and Participation Quizzes cannot be made up.No food or drinks in the classroom
|Tentative Instructional Schedule|
|Week||Day||Section(s) Covered||Topics Covered||Weekly Online Hours|
|W||06/06/18||quiz chapter 2|
|Day of Record|
|2||M||06/11/18||quiz chapter 4|
|T||06/12/18||exam I chapters 2,4|
|R||06/14/18||Quiz chapter 3|
|T||06/19/18||Quiz chapter 13|
|W||06/20/18||Exam II chapter 3,13|
|Last Day to Drop with a "Q"|
|4||M||06/25/18||Quiz chapter 12|
|R||06/28/18||Quiz Chapter 15|
|Exam III Chapter 12,15|
|Total Contact Hours||48|