Course Description

Course Name

Political Systems in America

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.



This course introduces you to the American political system. It will help you to understand the structures, processes and environment of major political institutions. Topics to be covered include the Constitution, federalism, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, congress, presidency and the courts.


Samuel Kernell and Gary C. Jacobson, 2008. The Logic of American Politics. CQ Press. 4th edition

*Course content subject to change