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HOD-825 Public Policy and Public Action

4 semester credits
This course is concerned with the institutional processes by which government responds to societal problems. Public Policy focuses on policy-making processes including problem definition; public input; policy formulation; policy implementation, and policy impacts. These processes are best understood via analysis of specific topical areas such as social welfare policy, health policy, educational policy, policies promoting social and ecological sustainability, and the like.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):
  • Demonstrate understanding of the processes and actions of Public Policy.
  • Critically analyze and discuss ways that public policy impacts one or more specific topical areas.



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