Course Descriptions for GOVT 2305
IMPORTANT: GOVT 2301 and 2302 were only offered through summer 2013. Beginning fall 2013, state policy mandated only GOVT 2305 and 2306 to be offered. Please consult with an advisor to discuss your options for completing the government requirements.
GOVT 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite Required: One of the following must be met: (1) DREA 0093 AND DWRI 0093; (2) English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 AND 0054; or (3) have met Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading and Writing standards. College level ready in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties and civil rights. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4510025125
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Current)
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.