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POS 1041 - American Government

3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω
(Fall, Spring, Summer)

Examines government, political ideals, and institutions. Strong emphasis is placed on political thought, the origin of the American federal system, and the distribution of powers between state and national governments. This is a Gordon Rule writing course and is part of the college’s Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program. A minimum grade of “C” is required if used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education.

Prerequisite(s): a passing score on the standardized placement test measuring communications/verbal/reading achievement, successful completion of any required developmental English and Reading coursework with a grade of “C” or better, or exemption from placement testing.

♦ Courses listed with this symbol are Florida State Core Courses and are protected in transfer to other public state institutions as meeting the state Core General Education requirements.  

¶ Courses listed with this symbol meet writing requirements outlined in FAC Rule 6A-10.030 and require a minimum grade of “C” when used for General Education credit.  

Ω Courses listed with this symbol have a Civic Literacy Competency.

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