PUP: Public Policy Courses

College:Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering

Courses

PUP 4004   Public Policy

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Study of how public policy is made, especially at the national level. Focus is on current issues and events including the role of the President, Congress, interest groups, bureaucracy and the public. Extensive use of current news sources in the print, television, and internet media.

PUP 4044   Analytic Techniques for Public Policy

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Practical orientation to public policy analysis. The role of the policy analyst in the context of the American public policy process and its institutional framework. Focus upon actual techniques required to perform policy analysis. Different policy areas are utilized to demonstrate the application of techniques. Offered concurrently with PUP 5045; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

PUP 4244   Natural Resource Policy

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

The history of natural resource and environmental policy in the United States and the institutions and processes of American natural resource and environmental policy making. Addresses the ongoing transformations in these broader institutions and processes and considers their linkage to the formulation of public policy as it relates distinctly to natural resources and the natural environment.

PUP 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

PUP 5045   Analytic Techniques for Public Policy Analysis

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Examines the issues involved in and methods of developing, implementing, and analyzing public policy. The role of the public manager is assessed relative to other actors in the development of public policy. The graduate course in analytic techniques provides students an opportunity to deepen their understanding of methods of policy analysis and the processes and challenges of implementation. Pre/Co-requisite: None.

PUP 6905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)