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

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
31817 PLS 135-V1 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2021-08-23 Virtual Distance Learning WW
This course may require proctored testing as described in the course syllabus. A student may request an alternative proctoring method, but the student will be responsible for any additional fees associated with the alternative method.
IMPORTANT: This class section includes an additional Class Fee that will cover the cost of a digital copy of the textbook for this course. As an additional option under this program, a low-cost printed copy of the digital textbook can be purchased through the Virginia Western Bookstore. You will have the option to Opt-Out of using the digital textbook once you log into this course in Canvas. Should you choose to Opt-Out, you will receive an adjustment on your student account for the Class Fee after the Last Day to Drop and Receive a Refund, as noted in the Academic Calendar located here https://www.virginiawestern.edu/academic-calendar/.
Access to a personal computer and internet are required for this online course. For information on the required minimum computer specifications visit: https://www.virginiawestern.edu/online/computer-access/
An additional class fee has been added to the tuition and mandatory fees for this course in the amount of $70.00 to cover the cost of provided class textbook or select materials.
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