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

Advanced Search
Distance Learning
Restrict search to:
   Distance Learning Types
Time of Day
Restrict search to:
Restrict search to:
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 and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Rappahannock Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
33950 PLS 135-D7A 3
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-06-03 Virtual Location WW
Students are required to attend 5 one hour ZOOM meetings. Each meeting will have the choice of 3 times: Week 1: June 6, Wed. 3-7 or 7-8pm or June 7, Thurs. 9-10am; Week 3: June 18, Tues, 3-4 or 7-8 pm; June 20, Thursday, 9-10am; Week 5: July 2, Tues. 9-10 am; July 3, Wed. 3-4 or 7-8pm; Week 6: July 10, Wed. 3-4 or 6-7pm; July 12, Thurs. 9-10 am; Week 8: June 24, Wed. 3-4 or 6-7pm; June 25, Thurs.9-10 am.
This is an Inclusive Access course and required digital course materials are included with tuition and fees. Digital course materials will be available in Canvas.
PLS 135 & 136 could be taken concurrently.
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
57740 PLS 135-D7A 3
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-08-26 Virtual Location WW
What Next?
Sign up with your college navigator
Already a student at Rappahannock? A New Student?
  1. Register using SIS at My VCCS
  2. Purchase books
  3. Attend class
  1. Complete and submit an application for admission
  2. Request transcripts from your high school or other colleges attended
  3. Take placement tests
  4. File for financial aid
  5. Register for classes
  6. Purchase books
  7. Attend class

Any questions? Contact the college and talk to a counselor.