POL-287 : Intro to Public Policy

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Political Science
Subject:
Political Science
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
An analysis of public policy as well as an overview of how citizens identify issues and concerns and influence policy through civic engagement and advocacy efforts. The relationship of public policy legislation to social problems is explored, with attention given to women and other disadvantaged groups. The acquisition of analytical skills necessary to understand, improve, and participate in the policy making process is emphasized. 3 credits FULFILLS ECONOMICS/POLITICAL SCIENCE LAI REQUIREMENT. PREREQUISITES: POL 101 OR SO 152.