POLI 242 - State and Local Government
Powers, organization, and functions of state and local governments; case studies. Emphasis on the governments of the state of Maryland and of Montgomery County. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly PS 102.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe and explain state and local governments’ structure, functions, problems, and their impact on residents in the USA.
- Recognize and analyze the unique nature of politics and government in Maryland and Montgomery County.
- Apply skills and concepts to work with decision makers (elected and appointed state and local government).
- Demonstrate an understanding of how to lobby state and local official effectively to bring about change.
- Describe and explain the challenges facing Maryland and Montgomery County in the current year and beyond and relate those factors to his or her daily life.
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