Constitutional Law I: Institutional Powers
POSC 380 - Constitutional Law I: Institutional Powers3 hours This course emphasizes how the Supreme Court of the United States approaches landmark cases in constitutional law and governmental principles of the Constitution. Topics include the powers and processes of the Supreme Court, powers of the Congress under the commerce clause, the president’s power to wage war and organize the executive department, and the role of individual state power in relation to the United States government. These topics will also be addressed utilizing historic and current court cases.
Prerequisite(s): POSC 170 , junior standing, or consent of the instructor.This course will satisfy the social sciences core area requirement.