Penn State Offers Course Focusing On Donald Trump

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Penn State is dedicating an entire course this fall to one person: Donald Trump.

WNEP-TV reports that the one-credit course called “Trump” allows students to meet for two hours a week to analyze the Republican presidential candidate’s campaign, the democratic process and previous presidential candidates.

Michael Berkman, the director of the university’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy, says Trump is generating a great deal of support through unorthodox means and is also discussing things that raise questions about democratic politics.

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Students say they’re discussing what makes him popular and what separates him from other candidates throughout history.

The institute is using the course as a pilot to see if students are interested in taking classes focusing on contemporary topics on a regular basis.

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