2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Government in an Evolving Democracy

Summer 2013 quarter

Artee Young law, literature, theatre
Fields of Study
community studies, education, government, law and government policy, law and public policy and political science
Preparatory for studies or careers in
teaching, law, public administration

This goal of this course is to provide students with theoretical and pragmatic knowledge about how government and democratic systems function in the United States.  The approach to this body of information focuses on national, state, and local branches of government.  Themes include, but are not limited to, federalism, states' rights, and citizens' participatory governance and rights.  In addition to the text, students are required to read assigned U. S. Supreme Court and Washington State cases.  Students are also required to write short papers and to journal on the reading assignments in order to be prepared to participate in class discussions.  Students will work in groups to complete a final project.

Credit may be awarded in civics and government and contribute to minimum coursework expectations for various teaching endorsements.

Advertised Schedule
9a-2p Mon/Wed/Thu (Jul. 29 - Aug. 29)
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
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Special Expenses
$10 in photocopying expenses
Offered During