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 80449
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Session Spring 2014, Full-Term Session
Class Meeting Dates 04/07/2014 to 06/28/2014
Instructor Mr. John Stout
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Upcoming Academic Term Dates
  • Spring Term
    Apr 7, 2014 (6- and 12-week classes)
    May 19, 2014 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Term
    Jun 30, 2014 (4-, 6-, and 12-week classes)
    Jul 28, 2014 (4-week classes)

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