Mar 28, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

POLS 1010 - Politics in the United States

This course examines the nature of American democracy citizen participation, principles of government and political institutions within context of US domestic politics.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Social or Behavioral Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences, TAG course: OSS011 American Politics/Government
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to describe core theories and concepts in United States politics within the context of foundational origins of American political system and constitutional development.
  • Students will apply scholarly analyses and data to evaluate political trends and patterns in the United States.
  • Students will be able to explain the nature of participatory democracy and civic engagement and its importance to an informed citizenry in American society.
  • Students will be able to analyze political research and the influence of identity politics.

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)