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Public Policy
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PPOL 191
Senior Seminar
Spring

As the capstone course for the public policy major, this course functions as an advanced policy analysis and research methods seminar, and also as a forum for students to share experiences in producing a policy thesis analyzing a current policy problem for a government agency or nonprofit organization. Classes are organized around the basic requirements of policy research, focusing on different types of projects you may encounter in your own work. It is expected that you will have identified a client and topic before the beginning of the semester, in consultation with the instructor.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Mark Henderson
Instructor consent required.

Prerequisite:
PPOL 100

Note(s):
Open to non-majors by consent of instructor. Offered in spring only; fall graduates should enroll in the class the previous spring.
Limit fifteen students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Community Engagement

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Last Updated: 6/23/17