A. An introductory, survey course on various Texas government topics. This course includes study of the origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas.
B. Through this course, students will prepare for contemporary challenges by developing and demonstrating the following core objectives: critical thinking skills, communication skills, social responsibility, and personal responsibility.
C. This course satisfies three semester hours of the Social/Behavioral Sciences for the Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees. Please check your degree plan to determine the status of this course in your program of study.
D. Prerequisite(s): None
This course has the same content and rigor as that found in a traditional (face-to-face) or online classroom. It is based on the departmental syllabus, uses the same instructional materials, and may require proctored examinations.
You must complete all course requirements within the time frame of this course.