his301 | undergraduate
United States Constitution
topic title goes here
Citizen Rights and Responsibilities
- Assess the current rights and responsibilities of a citizen of the United States, including the right of privacy.
- Identify significant Supreme Court decisions on First Amendment rights.
- Analyze the current status of First Amendment rights as applied to individuals and society.
Reflecting on the Constitution
- Evaluate current issues for constitutional revision.
- Predict the topic of the next constitutional amendment.
- Summarize the major differences between the federal constitution and your home stateâs constitution.
- Analyze how differing interpretations of the Constitution are a source of ongoing political disputes in todayâs society.
Historical and Philosophical Roots of the U.S. Constitution
- Describe how and why the Founders created a system based on Federalism.
- Identify the influence that earlier governing documents had on the development of the Constitution of the United States.
- Compare the different philosophies on governmental structure as related to the social compact.
- Discuss the debates between the Federalists and the anti-Federalists regarding the ratification of the Constitution
The Three Branches of Government
- Differentiate the powers granted to the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the federal government.
- Identify the reasons for and the realities of interaction between the three branches of the U.S. government created by the Constitution.
- Describe the conflict between supporters of a strong federal government and champions of statesâ rights historically and currently.
The Bill of Rights and Later Amendments
- Identify changes in society and problems with the original Constitution that motivated amendments.
- Evaluate the effect of the amendments that constitute the Bill of Rights on American society.
- Analyze the effect of later constitutional amendments.
Please ask about these special rates:
Teacher Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for current, certified P-12 teachers and administrators. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.
Military Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for active duty military members and their spouses. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.
The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.