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POLSC 2090 Public Policy

3 hours


The focus of this course is the development and implementation of public policy. The course will consider the actors constituting the environment in which policies are formulated. Next it will survey the major areas of public policy to understand the processes that constrain ongoing policy implementation. Finally, it will study one or two particular factors that influence the development and implementation of policy.
Prerequisite(s): POLSC 1000 United States Government and Politics, POLSC 1010 Intro U.S.Govt/Politics: Civic Engagemt, or POLSC 1010FYW Intro To U.S. Govt/Politics and sophomore standing or permission of the instructor.