Dec 08, 2021  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021

POLI 301 - Model Senate Practicum

(1 credit)
Prerequisite: POLI 172 and consent of instructor
Students will role-play as United States senators. Each student will become familiar with the issue positions of their assigned senator, the senator’s voting behavior, and the characteristics of the senator’s state and constituents. Students will develop an understanding of the United States senate’s power and the rules and procedures that govern its day-to-day operations. All students will participate in both the Floyd M. Riddick Model Senate at Stetson University and the High School Model Senate at Bridgewater State University. Repeatable: may earn one credit per semester to a maximum of four credits.