GOVT 4218

GOVT 4218

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

This course will offer students an opportunity to view the process of shaping national debates from the perspective of the United States Senate. The modern Senate will serve as the point of reference for an inquiry into the development of the institution's powers under the Constitution during the past 200 years. Class readings, lectures and discussions will focus on the themes of continuity and change, the role of individual senators, and the institutional evolution of the Senate. In addition to general class reading and written examinations, each student will write a short paper and participate in an oral presentation.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Distribution Category (HA-AS, HST-AS)

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4218HIST 4030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17678 GOVT 4218   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class is taught in Washington DC as part of the Course in Washington program.