POLS 330 :: American Politics
Fall 2014 @UH West Oahu

CRN: 66082
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Lecturer
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 08/25/2014 - 12/12/2014
Course Restrictions: Priority enrollment is given to Political Science and Social Science Applied Track (BASS) majors on the neighbor islands. Any remaining seats will open to all students on May 19, 9am.
Course Prerequisites: Pre: ENG 100; ENG 200 recommended.
Course Description: This course offers an in-depth understanding of the basic values and institutions of American government. The course includes a dialogue between indigenous (native) American and European sources. The focus is on the values of democracy; freedom; individualism; social responsibility; and the institutions of republicanism: the separation of powers; checks and balances; and the free market. The course also provides opportunities to integrate personal experiences with a demonstration of students’ understanding of a variety of contemporary political issues.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the West Oahu bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/westoahu.
Technical Requirements: This is an internet class. No required chats. Access the class through https://laulima.hawaii.edu. Use your UH username and password to login. Computer requirements for online courses and Laulima tutorials are available at http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-student-tutorials/
Updated: Monday, April 7, 2014 11:17:04