Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 412 The Presidency

Analysis of the institution, functions, and problems of the presidency. Special attention given to presidential elections, presidential powers, relations with media, presidential leadership. White House staff, executive-legislative relations, and the presidential role in domestic, economic, foreign policy making and execution. Also offered for graduate-level credit as PS 512 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: PS 101 and PS 102.


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