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SS373 (Version: 2020 1) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS373 THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY 2020 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This seminar examines the concept of executive power and authority with particular emphasis on the institution of the presidency in the American political system. The course will analyze the constitutional origins and evolution of the presidency. We will place particular emphasis on the formal rules and informal norms that developed since the Founding and frame presidential behavior. We will analyze the various factors that influence the perpetual transformation of the institutional organization and operation of the modern executive branch. The course will examine the dynamic relationships the executive branch maintains with other branches of government, the media, the public, and other key stakeholders and how these relationships shape the development of public policy.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Case study of presidential leadership, with graded bibliography and outline; compensatory time provided.

SS373 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS202 1979 1 1 Y
  SS252 1979 1 2 Y

SS373 (Version 2020-1) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED CRSE DIRECTOR DETAILS
2024 - 1 2 19 38 34 0 4 N DR YON Hours

2025 - 1 1 19 19 7 0 12 N DR YON Hours

2026 - 1 1 18 18 0 0 18 N DR YON Hours


SS373 (Version: 2011 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS373 THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY 2011 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This seminar examines the concept of executive power and authority with particular emphasis on the institution of the presidency in the American political system. The course will analyze the constitutional origins and evolution of the presidency. We will place particular emphasis on the formal rules and informal norms that developed since the Founding and frame presidential behavior. We will analyze the various factors that influence the perpetual transformation of the institutional organization and operation of the modern executive branch. The course will examine the dynamic relationships the executive branch maintains with other branches of government, the media, the public, and other key stakeholders and how these relationships shape the development of public policy.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Case study of presidential leadership, with graded bibliography and outline; compensatory time provided.

SS373 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS202 1979 1 1 Y
  SS252 1979 1 2 Y

SS373 (Version: 2004 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS373 THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY 2004 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course examines the role of the presidency in the American political system. It begins by analyzing the constitutional origins of the presidency and the evolution of presidential power. It then turns to the development of the modern presidency in the twentieth century, with particular attention to the administrations from Franklin D. Roosevelt to the present. The course also examines the presidential selection process, conflict and cooperation between the presidency and other national institutions, and executive performance in domestic and foreign policy. The course evaluates the development of the presidency as an institution through case studies of individual presidential power and leadership.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
3,000 word case study of presidential leadership, with graded bibliography and outline; compensatory time provided.

SS373 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS202 1979 1 1 Y
  SS252 1979 1 2 Y

SS373 (Version: 1983 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS373 AMERICAN PRESIDENCY 1983 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course examines the role of the presidency in the American political system. The course begins by analyzing the constitutional origins of the presidency and the evolution of presidential power. It then turns to the development of the modern presidency in the twentieth century, with particular attention to the administrations from Franklin D. Roosevelt to the present. The course also examines the presidential selection process, conflict and cooperation between the presidency and other national institutions, and executive performance in domestic and foreign policy. The course evaluates the development of the presidency as an institution through case studies of individual presidential power and leadership.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
3,000-4,000 word case study of presidential leadership, with graded bibliography and outline, as well as participation in a group debate on the presidency; compensatory time provided.

SS373 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS202 1979 1 1 Y
  SS252 1979 1 2 Y