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Unformatted Document Text:  Appendix B Course Syllabus Congress Political Science 327 Spring 2007 2:50-4:05, Tuesdays and Thursdays Mueller 1 Professor: Dr. Jennifer J. Hora ## email not listed ## Office: 306 Huegli Hall Office phone: 464-5262 office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 AM -12 PM; Wednesdays 1-4 PM. Course Objectives: This course provides an in-depth study of American Congress. • First, this course should give you a more descriptive picture of the nature of Congress, its makeup, procedures and processes. • Second, this course should help you understand how and why United States national policies develop in the manner in which they do. • Third, in general, this course should help you think more systematically about the formation of national policies with a focus on the legislative branch. Course Texts: • Davidson and Oleszek. 2006. Congress and Its Members. 10 th Edition. • The New York Times. You have the option to get a subscription, read articles online, or read it in the library. The student discount allows you to have it delivered to you for a very reasonable price. To study American National Government, it is necessary to have a point of reference. For this semester, articles in the NYTs will serve as our point of reference. I will assign articles for the entire class to read, and invite you to bring in other relevant articles. While I encourage you to read as much of The New York Times as time permits, you will only be held responsible for specific articles announced in class, typically two to four per class period. • I reserve the right to add readings as necessary through articles or Blackboard postings. 18

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Appendix B
Course Syllabus
Congress
Political Science 327
Spring 2007
2:50-4:05, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Mueller 1
Professor:
Dr. Jennifer J. Hora
## email not listed ##
Office: 306 Huegli Hall
Office phone: 464-5262
office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 AM -12 PM; Wednesdays 1-4 PM.

Course Objectives:
This course provides an in-depth study of American Congress.
First, this course should give you a more descriptive picture of the nature of Congress, its
makeup, procedures and processes.
Second, this course should help you understand how and why United States national
policies develop in the manner in which they do.
Third, in general, this course should help you think more systematically about the
formation of national policies with a focus on the legislative branch.

Course Texts:
Davidson and Oleszek. 2006. Congress and Its Members. 10
th
Edition.
The New York Times. You have the option to get a subscription, read articles online, or
read it in the library. The student discount allows you to have it delivered to you for a
very reasonable price. To study American National Government, it is necessary to have a
point of reference. For this semester, articles in the NYTs will serve as our point of
reference. I will assign articles for the entire class to read, and invite you to bring in
other relevant articles. While I encourage you to read as much of The New York Times as
time permits, you will only be held responsible for specific articles announced in class,
typically two to four per class period.
I reserve the right to add readings as necessary through articles or Blackboard postings.
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