Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

PS 411 The American Constitution: Powers and Structures of Government

This course undertakes an historical examination of the development of American constitutional thinking about powers and structures of government from the founding era to the present day. Issue that are considered include separation of powers, executive war powers, the powers of Congress, judicial review and the role of courts, and federalism. The course focuses on the development of constitutional law, constitutional politics, and American political development.

Field Terms: 
American Politics
Instructor(s): 
Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017-2018
Day(s) of the Week: 
Tuesday, Thursday
Start Time: 
9:55 AM
End Time: 
10:45 AM
Section Number: 
01
Credits: 
4
Course Level: 
Undergraduate