Congress and Congressional Elections
POSC 291 - Congress and Congressional Elections3 hours A study of what the founders saw as the strongest of the three departments of government, the Congress. The course will study both the House and the Senate individually and the Congress as a whole. How does Congress work? Why does Congress not seem to work? Who has the power? Offered during midterm election years (when there is no presidential election), current elections will be used to discuss money in elections and campaigning. The course will examine the political makeup of the post-election Congress and its possible direction.This course will satisfy the social sciences core area requirement.