Foundations of Public Policy

Winter
Winter 2020
Olympia
Olympia
EveningWeekend
Evening and Weekend
Graduate
Class Size: 15
4
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Cali Ellis sqaure
public administration, public policy

This course provides an overview of the concepts and issues at the heart of public administration: public policy. As Deborah Stone stated in Policy Paradox, “policy is the struggle over ideas and these ideas are the stuff of politics.” This course provides an introduction to the study of public policy processes and the practice of public policy analysis. By comparing and contrasting various approaches, we seek to provide guidance for future policy makers and policy analysts. To accomplish this, students will functionally critique policy designs by recognizing the social constructs and subjective limitations of policy creation, implementation, and evaluation.

4

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Class Standing: Graduate
Class Size: 15
EveningWeekend

Scheduled for: Evening and Weekend

Final schedule and room assignments:

First meeting:

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 6:00 pm
SEM 2 A3107 - Seminar

Advertised schedule:

Mon 6-10p & Feb 8, 9am-5pm

Located in: Olympia