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GOV 105 : Texas Government (Online)

Course Description

1 college credit hour

This online class offers students an opportunity to become acquainted with Texas political institutions and processes while encouraging critical thinking and demonstrating the crucial importance of knowledge and participation in a democratic society.

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Official UT Austin Course Description
A brief survey of the organization and process of Texas government. Topics include the Constitution, political parties, interest groups, elections, branches of government, and taxing and spending.

None (UT catalog 2006-2008)

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
5 assignments
1 exam (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Kraemer, Richard H., Charldean Newell, and David F. Prindle. Essentials of Texas Politics, 10th ed., Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, 2008.
ISBN 10: 0-495-00679-3 or 13: 978-0-495-00679-4

The Texas Observer. (Periodical by individual subscription)

Course Fees (exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included)


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