POL 305 The Presidency, 3 credits

The course will begin with the constitutional precepts that define the American presidency and continue through U.S. history to identify and analyze the social, economic, political and international conditions that have continued to shape it. The course will also examine particular presidents and their administrations by considering specific issues and conflicts they confronted. The electoral process and notable campaigns will also be studied.

Prerequisite: Completion of History/Political Science core requirements