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The Political Science Department provides a variety of courses designed to increase student knowledge and understanding of our governmental institutions, the public policies which they produce, and the overall political process.  It offers fully transferable lower division courses which examine American Government at the national, state, and local levels, and which fulfill Associate Degree requirements and also satisfy basic Certificate of Competency requirements. 


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Students may earn course credit serving as political interns in the offices of state and national office holders.  Experienced, qualified faculty provide instruction in a variety of formats designed to meet the individual needs of students.  In addition to small traditional face-to-face classes, classes are also offered online.


Textbook Information - only purchase books with the ISBN numbers listed below - if you have questions, contact your instructor. 

GOVT 2305 Federal Government ISBN#9781285897455
Janda, Berry, Goldman & Schildkraut, The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in Global Politics, 12th Edition

GOVT 2306 Texas Government ISBN#9781285912455
Brown, Langenegger, Garcia, Lewis, and Biles: Practicing Texas Politics (2013-2014 Edition) Wadsworth (Cengage)


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