- Schedule of Classes - June 18, 2018 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - June 14, 2018 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
Public and private sector professionals interacting with government agencies need a working understanding of the jurisdictional boundaries of government, the interplay between federal, state, and local government, and the rise of nonprofits, regionalism, and public/private partnerships. This course is designed to enhance upper level undergraduate and graduate students' ability to navigate the complex and ever-evolving US system of government, the delivery of funding and services, and the implementation of statutes and regulations. This course will provide students with first-hand accounts and analysis of governmental functions and roles, from local boards to state and federal government.
When Offered Spring.
Distribution Category (HA-HE, SBA-HE)
- Students will analyze and describe key points of decision-making, policymaking, and funding within the United States intergovernmental system.
- Students will describe the role of intergovernmental actors (elected officials, managers, staff) in policy implementation in the United States.
- Students will conduct research, draft original papers, and present findings on a public policy space affected by intergovernmental relations (healthcare, transportation, education, land use, environment, etc.).
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- WFM Van Rensselaer Hall 151
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