Course: POLS 446. The Presidency (3)
The course will cover the historical origins, development, and contemporary politics of the American presidency. The course will examine the president’s place in the American constitutional framework, the historical development of the presidency, and the development of the presidential selection system. Students will learn about sources of presidential power, explanations for variation in presidential power, the organization of the modern institutionalized presidency, and the president’s relationship with other institutions. Available for graduate credit.