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Political Science 2310: Principles of American Government


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Principles of American Government 3-0

CRN 80102

A survey of the principles of political science, of the American system of government, and of the origins and development of the constitutions of the United States and Texas. Satisfies the legislative requirements for teacher certification.
  • 12 assignments (includes chapter assignments and quizzes)
  • 2 exams, proctored at a testing center
  • Students in this course may submit no more than two assignments each week.
  • Textbooks:

Mora, S. and Ruger, W. (2017). The State of Texas: Government, Politics, and Policy 3rd Ed. (E-Book purchased from course site after course registration) 

  • Instructor: Sherri Mora
  • Tuition: $838.74 (This cost includes the online course fee.)

Acquiring Course Materials

The E-book for this course may only be purchased through the course site after course registration.

This course is now available online!

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