2020-2021 Course Catalog

POLS 120 Pol in States and Communities

is a brief introduction into the history of state and local governments with emphasis on modern decision-making at the state and local level. Special consideration is given to current problems of modern urban America, including the topics of taxes, attempts to cut waste, pollution, and crime, and how government can effectively serve the needs of citizens without excessive cost. In addition, this course better acquaints the student with his/her own local political environment through guest lectures, possible field trips to local and state seats of power, and other related experiences in the field. This course is applicable toward all certificates and degrees; group requirements include social science; areas of concentration include political science, social science (credit hours 3.0, lecture hours 3.0). IAI:S5 902




eligibility for ENGL 101

Division and Department

Liberal Arts / Social Science