State and Local Government and Politics - PLS 136 at Virginia Western Community College


         
 
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PLS 136 - State and Local Government and Politics
Teaches structure, powers, and functions of state and local government in the United States as related to federalism; constitutionalism; elections; powers of legislative, executive, and judicial powers of state and local government; state-local-federal relations; fiscal matters; metropolitan issues; and policy issues, like health, education, criminal justice and welfare. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency and coherent communication through written reports.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Virginia Western Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
29968 PLS 136-V2 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-03-18 Virtual Distance Learning WW
This is a second eight-week class. Starts March 18.
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.
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/
Not scheduled
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
41768 PLS 136-V1 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-10-24 Virtual Distance Learning WW
Second seven-week class. October 24 to December 20.
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 $38.93 to cover the cost of provided class textbook or select materials.
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.
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