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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: POL                                     Course Number: 220                                    
Course Title: The American Presidency
Subject: Political Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course examines the American presidency covering topics including the evolution of the Executive Branch, the relationships the President has with the media and the public, and how the President interacts with the other branches of the federal government. A central theme of the course is presidential power. Students will learn how the actions of presidents throughout U.S. history have both expanded and contracted the power vested in the office.

Prerequisite: ENG 101, and GOV 101 or POL 101 or permission of the section instructor.
Start Date:    11/30/2011                         End Date: