Nov 26, 2022
POSC 325 - Introduction to Public Policy
Institutional context, politics and processes of agenda setting and policy formulation, implementation, evaluation, change and termination in the United States.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Examination of the various theoretical approaches towards public policy
- Identify policy concepts common to nations of the world.
- Compare and contrast the various constituencies, ideas, knowledge, political forces affecting public policy in different political systems.
- Discriminate, through the comparative method, how different political and governmental structures affect each of the stages of the policy process.
- Critique and analyze policy development and implementation from a variety of selected countries.
- Determine the difficult points in the development and implementation of public policy.
- Identify, describe and analyze the effects of historical, cultural, and socioeconomic factors on how public policy has been traditionally formulated and implemented.
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Winter Locations: Ellensburg
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