American Government (Federal)

POSC 201
3 CR

This course is designed to empower the student by offering an understanding of the state and local system of their American Government, how those systems work, and where students might inject themselves into the process to gain better control over their government. Heavy emphasis is placed upon the Michigan Legislature and the State Institutions. In addition to gaining an understanding of our state and local systems of government, this course covers the form and functions of our national government and incorporates the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Practical applications to medicine, law and business will be made. POSC 201 satisfies Michigan Compiled Law (MCL) 388.372, Sec. 2, regarding the granting of baccalaureate degrees.

Prerequisites: ACCUPLACER reading score of 60, or a "C" in TSRE 55