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Public Policy
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PPOL 015
Introduction to Policy: Identifying and Solving Public Problems
Fall

This course introduces students to the craft of policy analysis—the use of social science methods to define and address public problems. Through a series of current policy case studies students will learn techniques for diagnosing problems, crafting policy solutions, and evaluating outcomes. They will be challenged to think creatively and critically about public issues, whether as engaged citizens, advocates for change, practicing analysts, or future members of the many professions relevant to public policy.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Mark Henderson

Note(s):
Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17