Mr. Porter

American Government-Full Year

Dual Credit (Optional)

American Government (Sem 1&2)

DC American POLS 101-American National Government

Sean Porter-MS/HS Principal/Athletic Director

This course introduces students to the American political system. The course examines the structure and operation of the institutions of the U.S. federal government, introduces students to the approach and terminology associated with the field of political science, deepens student’s awareness of the role of citizens, interest groups, political parties, and politicians within the American political system, and builds an understanding of the role of politics and strategy in the operation of government, and understand how they impact the processes that occur within the system. Further the course explores and instills a sense of civic duty and citizen participation