Christian Rivera-Perez

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Instructor Phone

(940) 498-6266


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





The Enduring Democracy (with Aplia Printed Access Card), 3rd Edition by Kenneth Dautrich; David Yalof ISBN-10: 1-285-92101-1, ISBN-13: 978-1-285-92101-3



Access to the Internet and ability to send and receive email is essential to course participation. Software capable of processing documents, like Microsoft Word, is required, as well as Microsoft Excel for working with spreadsheet data. The exchange of documents between student to instructor, instructor to student and student to student is an integral part of the conduct in an online course. Online course material is often in portable document format (PDF). Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open PDF content. If you do not have an Adobe Reader installed on your computer, click here to download a free viewer. Online lectures and other instructional materials are often in Power Point (PPT) format. If you do not have Microsoft Power Point you will be unable to open PPT content. Click here to download a free Power Point viewer.



Additional Resources

 Sample Syllabus (PDF)