Fundamentals of American Government

Georgetown University

  • $1800

  • June 5 2016

  • New dates coming soon

  • 9th - 11th

  • Yes


Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies Session II: July 5 - August 8, 2015 This course provides an overview of the American government structure with a focus on local, state, and national government.л_ Students will gain a solid foundation in an array of topics including the U.S. Constitution, federalism, the presidency, political parties, elections, and public opinion.л_ Reading, writing, and critical thinking skills will improve as students consider the role of citizens in an American democracy. Students who are interested in American Government may also be interested in a second course or program such as: Fundamentals of Foreign Policy Fundamentals of Law Fundamentals of Economics International Relations Institute Law Institute Leadership Institute * Core topics and hands-on experience are subject to change. Faculty Biography Mark C. Hines is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Mark focuses his study on American government systems,domestic social welfare and public policy. He conducts research on healthcare politics and policy, public opinion, political minority groups, and the policy effects of state-level direct democracy. His dissertation focuses on the politics of waivers in the Medicaid program, with implications for healthcare reform and implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Mark holds an A.B. (summa cum laude) from Washington University in St. Louis (2006) in anthropology and political science, Master of Public Policy from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute (2011), and M.A. in Government from Georgetown University (2013).

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Washington, Alabama


June 5 2016

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Grade Levels

9th / 10th / 11th

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February 25 2020

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Summer Program

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June 5 2016

End Date

July 8 2016

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No multiple sessions

Humanities and Social Studies