POL-265 : Constitutional Law 1: US Government and Powers

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Political Science
Subject:
Political Science
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course explores major cases and controversies in the interpretation of the U.S. Constitution, Articles I through VI. The course examines the powers and limits of the U.S. Supreme Court and its relationship to other branches (executive and legislative) of the federal government. It considers the federal structure and powers at the national and state levels, with special focus on the question of powers retained by states. 3 credits FULFILLS ECONOMICS/POLITICAL SCIENCE LAI REQUIREMENT. PREREQUISITE: POL 101 OR PERMISSION FROM THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR.