POLS 155 State and Local Government

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 

Examines political institutions and processes in the fifty states, including their cultures and constitutions, as well as the public policies of state governments in areas such as education, social welfare, and the environment. Uses Michigan and Metropolitan Detroit as a basis for comparison to study state and local governments. This course is appropriate as a lead-in for those interested in the fields of political science, public administration, and criminal justice.

Prerequisites: 
ENG 079 eligible
Co-requisites: 
None