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Students are encouraged to develop critical thinking and writing skills in analyzing political issues and ideas. Students are offered courses in the American Political System, State and Local Government, Political Parties, the Presidency, Big Business and American Politics, Constitutional Law, and Media and Politics. Independent studies are available to students seeking to explore a particular topic of interest. These courses are designed to expose the student to various perspectives and theories of American politics and to prepare the student with critical thinking skills necessary for informed citizenship. In addition, quantitative reasoning is considered an indispensable tool for political science research. Students are offered courses in statistics, research methods, and computer applications.
Instructions: Write essays on each of the following 4 questions (25 points each). Your answers should be at least one page each, no less. You will be graded on your writing and organizational skills as well as your ability to bring the readings into your discussion. This test is designed to see how well you have thought about the materials we have read and discussed and your ability to discuss these materials after you have reflected on them.
1. How has the war on terrorism contributed to the powers of the Bush presidency? (Discuss at least 4 ways).
2. Discuss the sweeping attack on democratic rights under the Bush administration and what this means for the future of democratic government in America.
3. Whose interests are served by the foreign and domestic policies of the Bush administration?
4. Describe and discuss the role of the Bush advisors. Who are they? What is their agenda? And how is it being carried out?
But isn't her course material up to the University?
Also in reference to the test, it is not a test on what is your ideology; It is a test on the material covered in class. The teacher taught the material that was covered in the exam.
If you decided to be a jack and argue with her through your exam that's your choice.
There is a time to fight and fail or bs and make an A.
This isn't high school, kids.
Do what you need to get ahead.
The Final Essay questions require much "critical thinking". Sorry if you are unable to attempt them.
The point of college level coursework is to teach critical thinking. It is up to the student to discern and determine their viewpoint withou having it rammed down thier throat by the instructor.
This course is a private propaganda forum for the teacher.