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POLS511 - Political Parties and Interest Group Behavior


This course examines the organization and behavior of political parties and interest groups within the American political system. The course emphasizes the extent to which these organizations operate differently across the national, state, and local levels of government.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
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Book Title: A History of the U.S. Political System : Ideas, Interests, and Institutions (e-book available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN: 9781851097135
Publication Info: ABC CLIO
Author: Tichenor, D. and Harris, R.
Unit Cost: $326.40
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