PADM 5612

PADM 5612

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)

Outcomes
  • 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.).

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14476PADM 5612  LEC 001