Public Policy Theory and Practice 1

LWP 6450 2 to 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Offers a practical and theoretical overview to crafting effective strategies for advancing public policy changes at the federal, state, and local level using a range of legislation, litigation, and other policy tools. After developing the technical aspects of a public policy proposal, those working for policy change face an array of strategic and tactical decisions about where and how to intervene in the complicated system of actors and institutions that establishes and implements public policies. Examines a wide range of policy topics to understand and evaluate how different policy strategies evolve in the interplay between branches and levels of government. Prereq. DLP students only.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Spring Graduate
    Apr 10, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    May 22, 2017 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Undergraduate
    May 8, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    May 22, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
    July 3, 2017 (7.5-week classes)

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