Mar 31, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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POLS 4060 - Elections and Campaigns

Examines the operation of political campaigns in the context of American elections.

Requisites: 6 hours in POLS and Soph or higher
Credit Hours: 3
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
Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the role of electioneering, for better or worse, in defining the nature of American democratic life.
  • Outline the basic structure of American campaign organizations.
  • Relate campaign operations and outcomes in a way that emphasis the strategic imperatives driving campaign organizations.
  • State the main themes of scholarly research on voting and elections in the United States.

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