GOVT2306: AMERICAN STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
A survey of the state and local political structures of Texas including: the geographical and political enviroment of Texas, the three branches of state government, the federal system, county and municipal governments, special districts, the Texas Constitution and a comparison of Texas' political system with other states. This course is required for graduation and teacher certification.
Brown, L.C., Langengegger, J.A., Garcia, S.R., Lewis, T.A., & Bile, R.E. (2008). Practicing Texas Politics (13th Ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN:13:9780618642922
Access to a computer and the Web.
Sample Syllabus (PDF)