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African American Political Institution in the 2012 Elections
POL 398/AAS 398
Dr. Marvin King, Associate Professor of Political Science
July 30-August 3 and August 11 (Oxford campus), August 5-10 (travel)
Course Fee $1795 (resident), $1995 (non-resident)
- Visit NGOs such as the National Urban League, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, and the NAACP
- Meet with members of the Congressional Black Caucus to learn how the organization has evolved since its founding
- Meet with representatives from the Democratic National Committee and the Republican National Committee
- Visit the Capitol, the Supreme Court and the White House (tentative)
Students will spend five nights in Washington, DC. Shared hotel accommodations will be provided at the Capitol Hill Suites.
This class is for Political Science and African American Studies students, but would also be appropriate for Journalism, History, and Public Policy Leadership students.
The class will meet on the Oxford campus prior to departure from July 30-August 3. From August 5-10, the group will be Washington, DC. Final presentations and the final exam will take place on the Oxford campus August 11.
Students will make their own travel arrangements to and from Washington, DC.
Program cost is $1795 for resident and $1995 for non-resident students. Included in the cost are tuition, housing, tours, two group meals, and group ground transportation in DC. Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, textbooks, airfare, airport transfers, and personal spending money.