Political Systems in America

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Political Systems in America

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    American Studies, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE DESCRIPTION

    This course introduces you to the American political system. It will help you to understand the structures, processes and environment of major political institutions. Topics to be covered include the Constitution, federalism, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, congress, presidency and the courts.

    READINGS

    Samuel Kernell and Gary C. Jacobson, 2008. The Logic of American Politics. CQ Press. 4th edition

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.