American Government & Politics

POLS 2311 - Spring 2015

This course is intended to be an introductory survey in the American National Government. To this end, we will cover basic theories and principles of government, the institutions of government in the American context, and some of the issues that are current to the day. Students are expected to complete this course with an understanding of the general concepts of American democracy and the way in which the branches of government interact and generate policy.

Powerpoint slides here

Syllabus here


Contact Info.

I can be reached at (915) 747-7967

I can also be reached via e-mail: tacurry at