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American Politics and the U.S. Constitution

Single Course Offering


American Politics and the U.S. Constitution

This single course offering enables you to matriculate into a relevant WGU bachelor's degree program and will stack toward the completion of that degree. View course bundles and certificate programs.

Stepping into the world of politics can seem overwhelming. But what if you could understand its very backbone and see the nation's transformation through its guiding document, the U.S. Constitution?

Join us on a voyage through the core of American politics. Grasp the essence of the U.S. Constitution, understanding its lasting influence and the dreams of those who penned it. It’s not just a history lesson—it's a live chronicle that molds today's political tapestry. 

"American Politics and the U.S. Constitution" is more than a course; it's your doorway into understanding how your voice, your vote, and your choice matter. As you navigate through legislative, executive, and judicial branches, you’ll come to appreciate how they work in unison, echoing the harmonies of democracy.

Considering a deeper dive into the world of academia? This course isn’t just about understanding the heart of American politics—it's a foundational stepping stone towards a WGU bachelor’s degree. For those testing the waters of online learning, it offers the perfect environment: approachable, engaging, and backed by WGU's top-tier support services. We ensure you're not just another student—you're a valued learner, supported and guided every step of your journey. 

Dive into the core of America's political system. This course breaks down the complex dance between politics and the Constitution. With our guidance, you'll not only become informed but also ready to actively engage in our nation's discussions.

Benefits of this Single Course

100% online and self-paced

$750 tuition with no additonal fees

Earn 3 course credits

What's in it for You?

In addition to earning course credit, you’ll learn the following:

Civic Responsibility 

Discover how the various parts of government work together to make, interpret, and enforce laws. You will see how checks and balances ensure fairness and justice

Systems and Services

Explore the inequalities that are part of U.S. history. You will learn how laws have been created to improve circumstances for everyone. And you will discover how society’s outlook can change over time.

Critical Thinking 

Consider how news outlets present political stories and influence how people think. You will learn how journalists and pundits can affect the way facts are presented.

Activism and Advocacy 

Find out how political parties formed and how they have changed over the years. You will also explore how community groups and activists work to bring about social change.

Let's get started.

Whether you're seeking course credits or looking to boost your resume, single courses are a perfect place to start your college and career journey. Once you complete your course, you’ll be on your way to earning a WGU bachelor’s degree.

  1. Enroll online.
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  3. Begin your first course whenever you’re ready—even the same day.


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Start right away—and finish as quickly as you like.

Credit Earning

Earn 3 course credits—transferable to WGU

What is the Cost?


American Politics and the U.S. Constitution Course
(Two months to complete*)

* If the single course is not completed within its designated 2-month term period, a $99 monthly extension fee will be charged until completed or withdrawn. You may cancel at any time.

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Count On


Having trouble accessing your account? Not sure about an assessment? We offer a wide range of support no matter what issue you encounter. Our Student Care team will help you with questions about enrollment, program requirements, and other steps toward your success.

Plus, you’ll have access to all of our student support services, including your own certified Student Success Coach, course instructors, a writing center, and 24/7 tutoring. 

Engaged Instructors


Your course instructors have extensive experience working with adult learners like you. They are enthusiastic about helping you discover and express your unique voice in your writing and are available to meet with you one-to-one. Don't hesitate to schedule an appointment with them whenever needed! They are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way on your educational journey.

Student Success Coaches


Through coaching psychology, our student success coaches empower you to overcome obstacles, develop effective study habits, and maintain motivation throughout your educational journey. They utilize motivational interviewing techniques to help you identify your strengths, clarify your aspirations, and work with you to create a personalized plan for success.

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