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POL 581. Administering Public Policy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of the initiation, content, administration and impact of selected contemporay domestic government policies: transportation, consumerism, environment, poverty.
Semester Offered: Spring


POL 582. Public Personnel Administration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Personnel methods in the public sector including recruitment, employee rights, collective bargaining, affirmative action and employee conduct.
Semester Offered: Spring


POL 583. Managing Local Governments

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Practical problems of local administration including grant applications, personnel, budgeting, public works and local renewal.
Prerequisites: POL 312, POL 313
Semester Offered: DEMAND


POL 584. Public Budgeting

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Budgeting in public agencies. Emphasis on budget preparation, budget politics, capital budgets, debt administration. Practical applications of budget making.
Semester Offered: Fall


POL 588. Health Administration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Prepares students for extended care facility administrator's licensure exam. Covers laws, regulations, guidelines, regulatory management, nursing facility services, multicultural diversity in elderly care.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


POL 591. Constitutional Law

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Supreme Court's historical and current influence on American law and policy, focusing on the Commerce Clause and the 14th Amendment.
Semester Offered: Fall


POL 592. The Courts and Civil Rights

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Supreme Court decisions concerning individual rights and liberties, particularly those found in the First Amendment. Supreme Court decisions concerning discrimination, speech, religion, search and seizure, counsel and other individual rights.
Semester Offered: Spring


POL 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


POL 601. Reading in Public and Nonprofit

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Guided study of individual investigation of special problems and/or theoretical topics in public and/or nonprofit institutions.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


POL 619. American Government Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research under faculty guidance and supervision. A specific topic selected each time offered.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


POL 620. Seminar: Evaluating Nonprofit Performance

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research and seminar presentations assessing the organizational performance in terms of specific performance objectives of not-for-profit institutions.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


POL 630. Seminar in Public and Nonprofit Institutions

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced research and seminar presentation on selected topics dealing with theoretical issues and the management and evaluation of public and nonprofit institutions.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


POL 644. Internship

Credits: 9 View Details
Description: A supervised internship in a government agency or a private nonprofit institution. Requires prior approval.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


POL 680. Seminar: Public Policy Analysis

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methods are presented for evaluating public policy before and after its implementation. Criteria for choosing alternative policies are discussed.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


POL 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


POL 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


POL 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


POL 695. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are intended to support established degree programs and may be included on a student's approved program within the workshop limitations established for each program option.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


POL 699. Thesis

Credits: 6 View Details
Description:
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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