Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
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POS2112 - American State and Local Government (AA)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Description:
This course provides an introduction to the organization and behavior of major political actors, institutions, policies and localities in the 50 states, with particular emphasis on the state of Florida. It includes a study of the U.S. and state constitutions and the history and development of American federalism. Students will analyze various policies, including taxation, education, welfare, criminal justice, transportation and growth management. (*)

Prerequisites: POS1001 or POS1041 (with a grade of C or higher) or permission of instructor

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