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POS 105 U.S. Constitution
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: An examination of the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights and other significant amendments including the historic background, theory, organization, and functions of the federal system of government in the United States. Meets the Arizona State Department of Education U.S. Constitution requirement for teacher certification. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: Meets the Arizona State Department of Education U.S. Constitution requirement for teacher certification.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the significance of the people and events of the past that led to the movement for independence from Great Britain.

2. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the functions, duties and responsibilities of the 3 branches of government.

3. (Comprehension Level) Describe and explain the organizational structure of the federal system of government established by the Constitution.

4. (Analysis Level) Differentiate between the various political ideologies and theories that formed the basis of the U.S. Constitution.

5. (Analysis Level) Explain the amendment process and analyze the impact of specific amendments on the development of the United States.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None