Content with Disciplines : Government

American Government

Service Coordinators: Ms. Kim Carroll and Ms. Jennifer Outlaw "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts." – Abraham Lincoln "Service, combined with learning, adds value to each and transforms both."- Honnet and Poulsen, 1989 "O I see flashing that this America is only you and me,Its power, weapons, testimony, are you and me,Its crimes, lies, thefts, defections, are you and me,Its Congress is you and me, the officers, capitols, armies,ships, are you and me ….

American Public Policy

Description This course has three goals: to improve your understanding of the nature and content of existing American public policies, to improve your ability to analyze competing explanations for why policies are enacted, and to improve your ability to evaluate critically policy arguments and proposals for reform. If this course is successful, by the end of the semester you should be better equipped to address the following questions: What are American public policies? Why do these policies exist? and What policies should exist? We will pursue these goals through study of several contemporary policy issues. Because this course is about…