Alternative Secondary Teaching Endorsement Program in American Government

Requirements

Political science electives in American politics: 6-8 credits
Related social science courses: 10 credits *
PSC 101SS - American Government
(4 credits)(IGE option under Self and Society) A broad survey of the major political and governmental institutions in the United States, this course examines how citizens attempt to influence their government and how the government responds. The course also develops the foundations for a biblical perspective on the role of government and the task of citizens.
PSC 105SS - Liberalism and its Critics
No course description available.
Choose one course:
PSC 220 - Politics and Public Policy
A general examination of domestic and foreign policies of the United States. Education, health care, civil rights and economic policy are among the various polices explored. Particular attention is given to the differences between Christian liberal and Christian conservative policy perspectives of problems such as crime, discrimination, poverty, degradation of the environment and others. (4 credits, alternate years, consult department) (American politics)
PSC 225WI - Introduction to Law
This course briefly surveys the landscape of the American legal system. Most of the course, however, is devoted to examining significant constitutional issues, such as government powers, civil rights and civil liberties. (4 credits; alternate years, consult department) (Writing intensive)
Choose one course:
PSC 130SS - International Relations
No course description available.
PSC 235CC - Comparative Politics
A survey of the politics of several countries from different continents. Special attention is paid to historical development and ideological, religious, and cultural factors affecting a country's politics. (4 credits) (NWCore option under Cross-Cultural Engagement)

Total credits required: 30-32

Note: *Related courses may be taken from economics, American history, world history, psychology or sociology. If at least 15 credits are taken in one of these related areas, then teaching endorsement requirements are satisfied in that second area (in addition to endorsement in American government).

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