PS 203 : State/Local Government

Transcript title

State/Local Government

Credits

3

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

30

Lecture hours

30

Recommended preparation

or to be taken with WR 121.

Description

Examines the thousands of governments located at the state and local levels. Explores separation of powers between governors, legislatures and state court systems. Opportunity for individual involvement in the administration, innovation and promotion of democracy is investigated.

Learning outcomes

1. Be able to demonstrate an understanding of state and local politics in Oregon.
2. Be able to engage in community and current affairs and articulate an understanding of the subject matter presented, through both written and verbal communication.
3. Be able to formulate arguments and support opinions effectively.
4. Be able to work successfully in a group setting to analyze and present topics in a thoughtful manner to peers.
5. Be able to understand and utilize political processes and culture in everyday life applications.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Discipline Studies/Social Science

Outside of
expected

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