POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Section: 001 Congress and the Presidency
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
One course in Political Science.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course will explore the relationship between the Legislative and Executive branches of the U.S. government. We will examine the enduring power struggle between the branches as well as contemporary disputes. We will consider the relations between the Trump, Obama, and Bush Administrations and the Congress. The course will cover the history and changing dynamic of this relationship and will use the historical record, media coverage, and legal cases to illustrate this conflict. We will also compare a number of contemporary presidents' style, tactics, and constitutional arguments.

POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
25692
Open
80
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (REC)
P
31005
Open
40
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
003 (REC)
P
31043
Open
40
 
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W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (REC)
P
23258
Open
80
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
005 (REC)
P
31066
Open
50
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
006 (REC)
P
31294
Open
25
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
007 (REC)
P
28556
Open
80
 
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M 6:00PM - 9:00PM
008 (REC)
P
32609
Open
50
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
040 (LEC)
 
33785
Open
30
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
041 (DIS)
P
33789
Open
10
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
042 (DIS)
P
33790
Open
10
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
043 (DIS)
P
33791
Open
10
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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