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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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POL 314 The American Presidency

3 Credit(s) HP W-II
This course examines the Executive Branch. Special attention is given to the vast increase in executive authority in the past century as well as the limitations placed on the president by the Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court, political parties, and the American citizenry. The course will also explore the development of the executive’s military, administrative and agenda setting powers, examine the influence of the president’s leadership style, and evaluate the performance of the present Chief Executive. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: W-I course.