The Congress

POL 3125 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Undergraduate
Description Covers how Congress is organized, why it sometimes fails, and what lets an independently elected president still serve as the nation's chief legislator. The U.S. Congress is one of the most controversial legislatures in the world. Topics include congressional elections, legislative procedure in the U.S. House and Senate, the roles of standing committees and political parties in the Congress, and Congress's relationship to the presidency. Also discusses voters and campaign finance, House and Senate rules, and the budget.

Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 80274
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Session Spring 2016, Full-Term Session
Class Meeting Dates 04/11/2016 to 07/02/2016
Instructor Mr. Joseph Autilio
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Term
    Feb 22, 2016 (6-week classes)
  • Spring Term
    Apr 11, 2016 (6- and 12-week classes)
    May 23, 2016 (6-week classes)

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