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.


Contact us

For more information, contact the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center at van.casadvising@wsu.edu or 360-546-9620.