|POL 3125||3 Quarter Hours|
|Course Level||CPS - Undergraduate Quarter|
|Description||Covers how Congress is organized, why it sometimes fails, and what lets an independently elected president still serve as the nationâ€™s â€œchief legislator.â€ 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 Congressâ€™s relationship to the presidency. Also discusses voters and campaign finance, House and Senate rules, and the budget.|
PrerequisitesStudents should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.
Course SectionsThere are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.