Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Critical thought and writing is essential to passing. It's critical to the political process as well, if you care to be successful. To be involved in the political process at the State and Local level is to be involved in decisions that directly affect your life and the lives of your children.
I took this class online and learned the basic functions of the government at the state level. It is very much mirrored on the Federal Government in structure (e.g. Governor/President, Lieutenant Governor/Vice President).
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
If you hate politics, it's time to set that aside. This science determines how much you pay in taxes and who you send to the state capital to determine what freedoms you keep and what liberties you deem your neighbors incapable of handling.