Identify informed opinions on issues and questions involving the U.S. government, national political processes, policy making, and the notion of democracy.
Employ terminology used to study political science and American government.
Distinguish between civil rights and civil liberties in the context of Supreme Court protection of freedom of expression.
Develop reasoned written and spoken presentations on issues and questions involving the U.S. government and national political processes using information in the course.
Explain how the federal system of government works.
Explore different perspectives on issues and questions about the U.S. government and national political processes.
Describe the importance of an informed, effective citizenship for the national government and political processes.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in the field of U.S. government and politics.
Write clearly and concisely about U.S. government and politics using proper writing mechanics.
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