Policy, Finance & Budgeting for Public Administration

Spring 2014 quarter

Taught by

political science, public administration, women's studies
Steven Laubacher
non-profit administration, public administration, organizational behavior & organizational development
state and federal budget process, strategic planning, technology in government, performance management

Throughout the 1st year Core we explore the fundamentals of administering for the public good. Spring quarter we plan to examine the policy, budget, and fiscal foundations of serving the public. The final class in first year core will provide an introduction to policy analysis, budgeting, and financial management. We engage in policy and budget analysis to examine public problems and critique possible solutions, craft recommendations to generate and allocate public funds, and establish plans to implement policy and budget changes. 

Program Details

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 6-10p Thurs, 9a-5p Sat (June 7)


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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning: Access to web-based tools required, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Registration Information

Credits: 6 (Spring)

Class standing: Graduate

Maximum enrollment: 60


Course Reference Number

(6 GR credits): 30370

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