This course is offered as a one year course set in a block schedule where students are in five 90 minute class periods
within a two week period. Currently, the class meets every Tuesday and Thursday and every second Friday.
This course will give students the opportunity to study government and politics in the United States. This study will
include both general concepts as well as specific examples. The students will gain an analytic perspective, the understanding
of beliefs and institutions, and the ability to use of theoretical perspectives.
Wilson, James Q., John J. Dilulio, Jr., Meena Bose, and Matthew Levendusky. American Government, Institutions & Politics,
The Essentials, 15th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2017.
Cigler, Allan J., and Burdett A. Loomis. American Politics, Classic and Contemporary Readings, 7th ed. Boston: Houghton