Saint Louis University

Party convention

Students of American politics examine the characteristics and roles of American political institutions, including political campaigns, elections, partisanship, public opinion, the justice system, and the Constitution.

Sample Undergraduate courses:

  • POLS 1100 Introduction to American Government
  • POLS 1200 American State and Local Politics
  • POLS 2100: American Constitution: The Original American Constitution
  • POLS 2110: American Constitution: Civil Liberties
  • POLS 2120: The American Congress
  • POLS 2140: The American Presidency
  • POLS 3150: American Presidential Elections
  • POLS 3100: Judicial Politics
  • POLS 3200: Women and Political Leadership
  • POLS 3140: Public Opinion and Mass Communication
  • POLS 4140: Political Parties 

Sample Graduate courses:

  • POLS 5100: Seminar in American Politics
  • POLS 5300: Administrative Law