POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Section: 001 Congress and the Presidency
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
One course in Political Science.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course will explore the relationship between the Legislative and Executive branches of the U.S. government. We will examine the enduring power struggle between the branches as well as contemporary disputes. We will consider the relations between the Trump, Obama, and Bush Administrations and the Congress. The course will cover the history and changing dynamic of this relationship and will use the historical record, media coverage, and legal cases to illustrate this conflict. We will also compare a number of contemporary presidents' style, tactics, and constitutional arguments.

This course is in the American subfield.

POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
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24863
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (REC)
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28407
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (REC)
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22788
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8
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
005 (REC)
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28458
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0
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
006 (REC)
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28650
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
007 (REC)
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26524
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22
 
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M 6:00PM - 9:00PM
040 (LEC)
 
30198
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10
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
041 (DIS)
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30200
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3
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
042 (DIS)
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30201
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3
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
043 (DIS)
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30202
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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