2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GOVT 2306 - Texas Government


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas. CIP Code: (4510025125)
Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Explain the origin and development of the Texas constitution 2 - Describe state and local political systems and their relationship with the federal government. 3 - Describe separation of powers and checks and balances in both theory and practice in Texas. 4 - Demonstrate knowledge of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of Texas government. 5 - Evaluate the role of public opinion, interest groups, and political parties in Texas. 6 - Analyze the state and local election process. 7 - Identify the rights and responsibilities of citizens. 8 - Analyze issues, policies and political culture of Texas.
Core Category Government [70]