HSS 362 Campaigns and Elections

This course an opportunity to examine current political campaigns and elections in the United States. Students will closely follow the twists and turns of the elections season with an eye toward understanding how campaigns have come to take their current form and in what ways they impact citizens, particularly the behavior of voters. Topics covered include: evolution of campaigns and elections, the role of institutions and political party system, campaign strategy, public opinion and media effects, and political participation.




Humanities and Social Sciences Program