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Course Number: GOVT 2107 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Federal and Texas Constitutions

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: By permission only. Enrollment limited to students who have already completed a minimum of 6 SCH of GOVT courses but have not satisfied the statutory requirement for study of the federal and state constitutions. Ensures compliance with TEC §51.301.
Course Description: A study of the United States and state constitutions, with special emphasis on Texas. (1 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4510025225


Course Number: GOVT 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: Introduction to Political Science

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: Introductory survey of the discipline of political science focusing on the scope, and methods of the field, and the substantive topics in the discipline including the theoretical foundations of politics, political interaction, political institutions and how political systems function. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4510015225


Course Number: GOVT 2305 (3 Credit Hours)

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.


Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Federal Government

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: 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


Course Number: GOVT 2306 (3 Credit Hours)

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.


Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Texas Government

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4510025125


Course Number: GOVT 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: Mexican-American and Latinx Politics

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: The study of Mexican American and Latinx politics within the American political experience. Topics include historical, cultural, socioeconomic, and constitutional issues that pertain to the study of Mexican Americans and other Latinx populations in the United States. Other topics such as political participation, governmental institutions, electoral politics, political representation, demographic trends, and other contemporary public policy debates will also be addressed. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0502035425



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) 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.