Dec 02, 2023
POSC 429 - Research Seminar in Public Policy
Review of theory and methods, proposal for policy analysis, preparation, and presentation of policy analysis.
Prerequisites: POSC 320 or POSC 325 or by permission.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Gather factual data and apply them to real societal problems in public policy.
- Demonstrate an ability to select among alternative academic models of the policy process; critically analyze and evaluate existing public policy case studies.
- Utilize a variety of concepts and models to evaluate public policy problems, offer recommendations to guide decision making or evaluate decisions already made for feedback or adjustment in approach.
- Demonstrate and employ effective professional communication of oral and written formats through invention, organization, drafting, revision, editing and presentation.
- Participate, collaborate, and communicate effectively within groups with an emphasis on listening, analytical and reflective thinking, and speaking.
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