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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 319
Title Public Policy Analysis
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1461 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TR 1:40pm - 2:55pm MH-246 Jennifer Jackman


This course focuses on theories, analytical approaches and current techniques for analysis of public policy contests and content. The course is designed to help student develop the skills required to analyze policy problems, identify decision-making criteria for policy analysis, and evaluate alternative policy solutions. Students develop research and writing skills through preparation of case studies and policy memos on policy topics of interest to them. It is recommended that students take POL201 or POL219 before enrolling in this course. Three seminar hours per week.