POLI 100: Introduction to Government in the United States

POLI 100 is designed to give students a broad introduction to the study and workings of the American national government. Students will learn how scholars study our government, enhance their ability to comprehend and analyze the often confusing world of politics, be better qualified for more advanced political science courses, and be a more informed and engaged citizen.

Required Texts:

  • Ginsburg, Lowi, and Weir, We the People: An Introduction to American Politics, shorter 8th edition (2011), ISBN 9780393935240
  • Canon, Coleman, and Mayer, The Enduring Debate: Classic and Contemporary Readings in American Politics, 5th edition (2008), ISBN 978-0393932171

View a sample course syllabus for the correspondence course.

Contact the Friday Center at StuServ@unc.edu with any questions or for more information.

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