Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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PLSC 202 - State and Local Government [GEKS]

A study of the forms and functions of state and local governments with special emphasis on the government of Michigan. Especially valuable for teachers of social studies in senior and junior high schools.

Credit 3 hrs Normal (A-F)
May not be repeated for additional credit

Course Rotation: Fall, Winter, and Summer (odd yrs.)

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Restriction by Major -
Restriction by Class - Undergraduate standing

State and Local Government course looks at the critical exposure to the methods used by social scientists in creating knowledge. It provides a thorough grounding in sub-national governments in the American federal governmental system. It also provides a strong introduction to the discipline of political science. In this course, students gain exposure to how knowledge is generated in the social sciences through the lens of one content area, that of state and local government. Through material covered in the course, students gain practice in asking important questions about politics and government and answering them using the methods practiced in this social science discipline.

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Keywords: Political Science , Knowledge of the Disciplines - Social Sciences (GEKS) 

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