POL 411 Constitutional Encounters, 3 credits

This two course sequence (POL 410 and 411) examines the federal system of government and the civil rights and liberties established by the U.S. Constitution, and presents a case method survey of the organic role of the United States Supreme Court in the total process of the American constitutional system. POL 410 will examine governmental structures, federalism, and separation of powers as established by Articles 1-7. POL 411 will focus on civil rights and civil liberties primarily as established by the Bill of Rights.

Prerequisite: POL 410. Previously offered as POL 406. Students may not receive credit for both POL 406 and 411.