A study of the structure and function of the basic national, state and local government
institutions. The course will examine the dynamics of the constitutional power relationship
between the respective branches of government and the operational relationship between
the national, state and local governments. Note: Upon transfer to a U.C. campus, students
who have completed both PLSC 200 and PLSC 210 will receive transfer credit for only
one 3-unit course.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105, and completion of, or concurrent enrollment
in, any READ 400-level course.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E1, E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D and US-2 and US-3), UC* (IGETC Area 4)