Oct 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

POSC 486 - Political Leadership


An examination of the role of leadership within the American political system. Leadership as an academic field of study will be considered, including how political leadership is defined and how it relates to the day-to-day operation of the governing process. Topics include leadership within the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government, leadership within political parties, interest groups, and the news media, and leadership issues relating to gender and ethnicity. (Offered spring semester, alternate years.) 3 credits