GOVT2305: AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT



Instructor

Joe Ialenti


Instructor Email

jialenti@nctc.edu


Instructor Phone

(940) 498-6295

 

Course Description

A survey of the political system of the United States including: the United States Constitution, the three branches of government, political theory, political parties, interest groups and the media. This course is required for graduation and teacher certification.

 

 

Course Requirements



Prerequisite(s)

None

 

Textbook

Dautrich and Yalof. American Government: Historical, Popular, Global Perspectives, 1st ed. McGraw Hill. ISBN: 9780538776553

 

Important

The purpose of this course is to learn about American National government and not to simply pass exams. Students should anticipate spending several hours per week reading assigned textbook chapters and the associated material in ANGEL, posting comments to Discussion Boards, and composing topic papers. A schedule is included in the course syllabus. It will also be posted in the course announcements in ANGEL. Students must adhere to the schedule and complete all assignments as instructed.

 

 

Additional Resources



Sample Syllabus (PDF)