|Winter Term 2020 The American Presidency - 1291 - GOVT 360
Prerequisites/Notes: GOVT 110 and GOVT 271, or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : An examination of the politics of the American presidency, including the constitutional foundations of the office, elections, and the president's relationships with Congress, the courts, the public, media, and the executive branch. The main theme of the course is the difficulty of assessing presidential leadership, in particular sorting the effects of presidents' individual characteristics and strategies from contextual constraints and opportunities.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course