Republican and Democratic Parties in Transition


Three Sessions: Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16; 1:30-3:30 PM

Location: Upper Iowa University, 5000 Westown Pkwy., Second Floor, WDM

The building is on the SW corner of 50th St. and Westown Pkwy. Enter the parking lot from Westown Parkway (back side of the building).

Cost: $36

Class Limit: $28


This course will assess where the parties have been historically, who has supported them and how social, economic and political variables are changing the parties and their orientations. Projections for the 2020 election will be a focal point.


Instructor Thomas Beck holds a BA from Wartburg College and an MA from the University of Northern Iowa. He taught political science at DMACC for many years and was also an adjunct instructor for the University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois. He has taught several courses for Senior College since 2008.


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