Seward County Community College/Area Technical School
Course Syllabus

  1. TITLE OF COURSE: SS1403 - American National Government
  2. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Three credit hours.  (Three hours lecture.)  American National Government will cover the origin and adoption of the American Constitution, structure of the national government, the processes of popular control and the basic principles of the American Constitutional System. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.  Pre-requisite: none
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  4. TEXTBOOK AND MATERIALS: Barbour, Christine, and Gerald C. Wright, Keeping the Republic Essentials. 5th ed. Washington: CQ Press, 2012.
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  6. GENERAL COURSE OUTCOMES AND ASSESSMENTS: Outcomes are in accordance with 2012 Kansas Core Outcomes Project.  Upon completion of SS1403 American National Government, students will be able to do the following:
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  12. CORE OUTCOMES PROJECT: (Revised 10/2013)