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Fall and yearlong courses begin on August 22.

How much homework is in US Government and Politics?

We estimate that the course workload will take 10+ hours per week. During a typical week, students complete the following coursework:

  • 60–90 minutes of live class instruction
  • Audio lecture 
  • 1 chapter textbook reading
  • 1 chapter of documentary reading
  • Primary source reading
  • Discussion forum post

Throughout the year, students complete six exams, two book quizzes covering course texts, and two book essays discussing course texts.