Fall 2024  |  PA 3002 Section 001: Basic Methods of Policy Analysis (23150)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person
Class Attributes:
UMNTC Liberal Education Requirement
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2024 - 12/11/2024
Mon, Wed 01:00PM - 02:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 60
Enrollment Status:
Open (23 of 35 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Introduction to policy analysis. Theoretical foundations/practical methods of analysis. Tools for problem definition, data collection/analysis, presentation techniques, implementation strategies. Multidisciplinary case-study approach.
Class Description:
The complex economic, political and social issues that define our world are not easily solved. PA 3002 teaches students to apply the methods and techniques of the social science discipline to address these multifaceted challenges that increasingly confront public agencies and nonprofit organizations.
Who Should Take This Class?:
PA 3002 is designed for students who share an interest in analyzing issues of public policy. This multidisciplinary course is appropriate for students from various undergraduate majors, including economics, political science, business and other social sciences. In particular, this introductory course provides a firm academic background for students preparing for graduate studies and careers in public and nonprofit organizations at the local, state, national and international levels.
Grading:
Exam Format:
There are no exams.
Class Format:
Class time is approximately 40 percent lecture, 30 percent interactive discussion and
30 percent small group activity.
Workload:

Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/23150/1249
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
16 May 2024

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