Applied policy studies concentration

Should total 12 credits in addition to core course work.

Required courses

Two of the following:

Course Description
Pol S 416 Policy Analysis
Pol S 532 Seminar in International Political Economy
Pol S 541/
Crm J 540
Seminar in Evaluation Research
Note: May not be used as a course required for the concentration if already counted toward the core course work.

Electives

Two of the following:

Course Description
Pol S 402 Civil Liberties
Pol S 404 The Judicial Process
Pol S 416 Policy Analysis
Pol S 417 Voting and Elections
Pol S 420 Political Parties and Interest Groups
Pol S 432 Comparative Public Policy
Pol S 436 Disability, Aging and Public Policy
Pol S 448 Urban Politics and Policy
Pol S 450 The Legislative Process
Pol S 495 Topics in Political Science
Pol S 512 Seminar in American Institutions
Note: variable topics - may be repeated for maximum of 6 credits.
Pol S 513 Seminar in American Political Behavior
Note: variable topics - may be repeated for maximum of 6 credits.
Pol S 515 Governmental Policy and Program Analysis
Pol S 534 Seminar in Comparative Politics
Pol S 536 Special Topics in Comparative Politics
Note: variable topics - may be repeated for maximum of 6 credits.
Pol S 542/
Crm J 592
Proseminar in Administration, Justice, and Applied Policy Studies
Note: Variable topics – may be repeated for maximum of 6 credits – summer workshops limited to 3 credits unless students have written approval.
Pol S 552 Administrative Law and Regulation
Pol S XXX Globalization (In Development)
Pol S XXX Land Use Policy and Politics
HPA 501 Health Care Policy and Politics
Mgt 585 Graduate Seminar in Negotiations

Note: any relevant graduate course may be used as an elective with approval of your committee.