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PSCI 222 U.S. Presidency

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  • Spring 2017
    Stuart Jordan
    Spring 2017 ("W" Optional) — TR 15:25 - 16:40
    Course Syllabus

    This course introduces the major topics and theoretical perspectives in the study of the U.S. presidency. Topics include: rationales for and effects of separation of powers; the presidency in comparative perspective; the nature and origin of the president's influence on policy; the president's role in lawmaking and the veto; presidential management of the executive branch; war powers and the president's role in national security.

  • Spring 2015
    Stuart Jordan
    Spring 2015 ("W" Optional) — TR 9:40 - 10:55
    Course Syllabus

    This course introduces the major topics and theoretical perspectives in the study of the U.S. presidency. Topics include: rationales for and effects of separation of powers; the presidency in comparative perspective; the nature and origin of the president's influence on policy; the president's role in lawmaking and the veto; presidential management of the executive branch; war powers and the president's role in national security.

  • Fall 2013
    Stuart Jordan
    Fall 2013 ("W" Optional) — TR 9:40 - 10:55
    Course Syllabus

    This course introduces the major topics and theoretical perspectives in the study of the U.S. presidency. Topics include: rationales for and effects of separation of powers; the presidency in comparative perspective; the nature and origin of the president's influence on policy; the president's role in lawmaking and the veto; presidential management of the executive branch; war powers and the president's role in national security.

  • Spring 2013
    Stuart Jordan
    Spring 2013 ("W" Optional) — TR 12:30 - 13:45
    Course Syllabus

    This course introduces the major topics and theoretical perspectives in the study of the U.S. presidency. Topics include: rationales for and effects of separation of powers; the presidency in comparative perspective; the nature and origin of the president's influence on policy; the president's role in lawmaking and the veto; presidential management of the executive branch; war powers and the president's role in national security.

  • Spring 2012
    Stuart Jordan
    Spring 2012 ("W" Optional) — TR 9:40 - 10:55

    This course introduces the major topics and theoretical perspectives in the study of the U.S. presidency. Topics include: rationales for and effects of separation of powers; the presidency in comparative perspective; the nature and origin of the president's influence on policy; the president's role in lawmaking and the veto; presidential management of the executive branch; war powers and the president's role in national security.

  • Fall 2009
    Stuart Jordan
    Fall 2009 ("W" Optional) — TR 12:30 - 13:45

    This course introduces the major topics and theoretical perspectives in the study of the U.S. presidency. Topics include: rationales for and effects of separation of powers; the presidency in comparative perspective; the nature and origin of the president's influence on policy; the president's role in lawmaking and the veto; presidential management of the executive branch; war powers and the president's role in national security.