Sophia’s U.S. Government course provides students with a complete insight into the structure and workings of the federal government. Students will develop the skills needed to critically evaluate the impact of government on society.
176 students successfully completed
6 partners accept credit transfer.* See Partners
3.0 semester credits
Recommended for credit to the ACE® and DEAC college and university networks.
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Assignments & grading
This is a pass/fail course. Students must complete 17 Challenges (formative assessments), 5 Milestones (summative assessments), and 2 Touchstones (project-based or written assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.Download Syllabus
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