Dec 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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.

Credits: (3-5)

Learner Outcomes:
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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