U.S. Government and Politics - PLS 135 at Piedmont Virginia Community College


         
 
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PLS 135 - U.S. Government and Politics
Teaches the political structure, processes, institutions, and policymaking of the US national government. Focuses on the three branches of government, their interrelationships, and how they shape policy. Addresses federalism; civil liberties and civil rights; political socialization and participation; public opinion, the media; interest groups; political parties; elections; and policymaking. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency and coherent communication through written reports. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Piedmont Virginia Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
18258 PLS 135-40 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2021-08-23 VIRTUAL WW
This section is internet based with no scheduled in-person or online meeting times. All instruction is provided through the college's learning management system, Canvas.
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
33737 PLS 135-01C 3
  Tu Th  
12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
2022-01-10 MAIN P
Civic Engagement course (C). Civic Engagement courses equip students with critical thinking skills needed to be informed and effective participants in the civic life of the communities to which they belong. Starting fall 2020, students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement course to fulfill degree requirements and graduate.
44748 PLS 135-40 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2022-01-10 VIRTUAL WW
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