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U.S. Constitution

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This course is a study of the creation, application, and viability of the United States Constitution.  Students explore the historical and philosophical origins of the document in an effort to understand the Constitution's original intent and current usage. This course also focuses on the Constitution's evolution by examining the interpretation of the Constitution during the changing social and political climates of the United States.

This graduate-level course is 3 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 1
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 3 weeks

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    The Judiciary, the Presidency, and Congress

    • Describe the process to amend the constitution.
    • Define the concepts of judicial review and judicial power.
    • Analyze the power of the executive branch
    • Analyze the power of the legislative branch.

    Amendments and Contemporary Issues

    • Identify constitutional laws that affect education.
    • Explain the importance of the United States Constitution as an evolving and viable document.

    Historical and Philosophical Roots of the United States Constitution

    • Describe the ideas and events that led to the development of the United States Constitution.
    • Summarize the impact of the Articles of Confederation on the United States Constitution.
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