Here is the textbook you will need.

Krutz, G. & Waskiewicz, S. (2021). American government 3e. OpenStax.

You are required to complete a video project for the course. You can use any video recording device that is available for you. Here are some options:

Required Application Software

Office 365: NOVA students have access to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for free. It is available for both PC users and Mac users. Remember, Microsoft Office 365 is a subscription-based cloud service and is only free while a student. You can find more information about Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus on its website.

You can access Office 365 by going to: Use your full VCCS student email address as your username ( , and your VCCS student password to log into the site. This is the password you use to login at My NOVA for access to student email, Canvas, and NovaConnect. Then follow Microsoft’s directions to set up the software.

If you need assistance with getting access to Microsoft Office 365, please check the Microsoft Website above and contact Microsoft.

Google Apps: Your VCCS email is packaged with Google Apps, including Docs, Slides, Calendar, etc. You may check out the main features you have available to use by visiting the Google Apps for Education website.