Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Political Science 1100 or permission of the instructor Description: The course content will impart a basic understanding of a range of different approaches used to study public policy. Each approach identifies key concepts, defines the method of study, and states the explanations they provide. The course provides the basic conceptual foundation for advanced courses in public policy. Students will become capable of critically discussing the merits of the different approaches to studying public policy, and of situating current policy events within this field of competing theories. Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

Political Science 2555 Approaches to Public Policy

Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Political Science 1100 or permission of the instructor Description: The course content will impart a basic understanding of a range of different approaches used to study public policy. Each approach identifies key concepts, defines the method of study, and states the explanations they provide. The course provides the basic conceptual foundation for advanced courses in public policy. Students will become capable of critically discussing the merits of the different approaches to studying public policy, and of situating current policy events within this field of competing theories. Offering: 3-0; or 3-0




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