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    Guam Community College
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
Guam Community College 2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SS 063 - American Government (3)


This course deals with the foundations of democracy in America, examining the operation of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government at the federal, state, and local levels. Topics covered include rights and responsibilities of citizenship, voting, political parties, interest groups, the US Constitutions (including the Bill of Rights), bureaucracy, national policies relating to foreign policy, taxation, spending priorities, government regulations, and entitlement. Course Offering: As needed.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the United States constitutional form of government.
  2. Describe the political process to include voting, political parties, and interest groups.
  3. Explain how laws are created within the United States.



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