POLS 5337. The U.S. Congress. 3 Hours.
Students explore the structure, powers, organization, procedures, and operations of the U.S. Congress. Topics may include the selection of legislators; legislative leadership; the influence of lobbyists, political parties, legislative committees, and executives; legislative roles and norms; congressional elections; representation; and policymaking.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MA in Political Science program or departmental approval.