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POL 382 - Parties and Interest Groups in American Politics

Three Credits
Fall and Spring Semesters (in Washington, DC)

The course will explore internal incentive structures of political organizations, including business, professional, trade union and “public interest” groups. The course also examines the processes by which democratic politics enables groups to influence national political institutions. Taught in Washington D.C., the course includes opportunities for students to visit and meet with numerous interest groups working to influence public policy.

Course Applies to: American Studies
Note: Course taken as part of the Semester in Washington, D.C. program.