URBST 221 - Making Public Policy

Overview

Course Title

Making Public Policy

Department(s)

Description

Analysis of policymaking in the U.S. using a variety of frameworks. The roles of public and private participants in the policy process, the historical development of national political institutions, and the ways in which the structures of policymaking institutions and cultural values influence that process, will be discussed. Case studies will be used to illustrate the policy process in such areas as health, education, housing, tax, and employment. A major objective is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to participate actively in policymaking process.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule