A broad survey of U.S. Constitutional history beginning with the influences of English Common Law and colonial constitutional practices to the present Roberts Court. Case law will be integrated within the historical contexts so that students will understand the interrelatedness between American history and jurisprudence.
A biblical approach to Christian citizenship and activity. Emphasis on general and specific scriptural principles and their application to contemporary issues, including an introduction to various viewpoints.
American political parties: their history, structure, operation, and impact on the American electoral process.
An examination of American political culture and its dynamics through selected current issues in law with an emphasis on their effect on policy formation and implementation.