Course Description

Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties and civil rights.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be college ready according to TSI college-ready standards.

Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter- governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas. . Prerequisite(s): A student must be college ready in reading according to TSI college-ready standards.

(Urban Planning: Building Better Cities) An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on experience in government. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of human social behavior and/or social institutions. Prerequisite(s): Completion of GOVT 2306  with a grade of B or better. A student must be college ready in reading, writing, and math according to TSI college-ready standards.