Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

POLS 211 - The Politics of the Presidency

4.00 credit hours
From George Washington to Donald Trump, we examine of the history and evolution of the Office of the President, as well as the roles and approaches of the officeholder. We take a theoretical, rather than historical, approach to understand presidential selection and powers, the president's relationships with other actors, and the role of the electorate in presidential politics. This examination lends itself to answer one central questions: Have U.S presidents become the Green Lantern?

Prerequisite(s): POLS 101 .
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Social Sciences.
iCon(s): Engaging Civic Life.

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