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Policy Analysis

This course consists of two parts. The first part examines the policy process in American government, the content of contemporary policy and the impact of policy on society. Case studies illustrate the nature of policy-making and problems of implementing public policy. The second part of the course introduces various tools and methods that enable students to analyze public policy. Prerequisites: POLI 130 or POLI 131, SSCI 224 and POLI 200, sophomore standing. Spring semester, alternate years.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0