Designed to deepen students' understanding of public policy processes at the federal, state, and local levels. The first part of the course explores the dynamics of issue and agenda formation at the federal and state levels. The second part focuses on public policy implementation processes. Students conduct library and field research on existing intergovernmental policies and programs to trace the dynamics issue and policies and programs at the state and local levels. Course Information: Prerequisites: PSC 201 or PSC 371; Undergraduates are restricted to 3 credit hour sections; graduates are restricted to 4 credit hour sections.
Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017