Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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PS 203 - State and Local Government

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BT 113  or WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Surveys the political process at the state and local level with an emphasis on Oregon law, constitution, and current local political issues. 

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Explain state/local political and policy making processes.
  • CLO#2: Describe legislative process/procedures at the state and local level.
  • CLO#3: Describe the levels of government (Federalism), the Oregon and U.S Constitutions, political participation, organized interest groups, and the media.
  • CLO#4: Explain the history and capacity of state and local government to solve problems and provide needed services. (ILO: Critical Thinking)

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