CRC19: Courses

POLS 302 Introduction to Government: Foreign

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC


This is a comparative study and analysis of political systems, ideologies, institutions, policies, cultures, histories, and the development of selected foreign governments. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural and social dimensions of political behavior and attitudes in connection with governmental and political practices typical of particular geographical regions. Coverage includes an examination of selected developed and lesser developed nation-states from a global perspective.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

analyze, synthesize and explain the differences and similarities of world governments as to their composition, function and policies (SLO #1)