Mar 31, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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POLS 4180 - Interest Groups in American Politics

Organization and tactics of pressure groups and their impact on the policy-making process.

Requisites: 9 Hours in POLS
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:
  • Familiarity with how social movements represent the interests of those left out of the traditional political arena.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how interest groups operate practically and theoretically in American politics.
  • The ability to research, plan, and strategize a lobbying campaign on a significant public matter.

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