Politics and Public Policy

Politics and Public Policy
Introduction to major public policy issue areas and how political processes are used to address social problems.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPoli 200.
 TaughtWinter Term 2
 ProgramsContaining POLI 331
Course Outcomes

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Demonstrate a familiarity with each of the four major subfields of political science: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political philosophy.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Possess a factual and theoretical knowledge of countries, political processes, political theories, and political thought.

Effective Research and Analysis

Use appropriate methods of analysis and research, including qualitative and quantitative methods, historical comparison, and textual interpretation to answer political questions.

Effective Oral Communication

Communicate effectively by presenting ideas in a high quality oral presentation.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Think critically, analytically, and synthetically.

Effective and Professional Writing

Write professional grade research papers on political science questions.