PS 2703 Introduction to Public Policy: 3 hours.
(Prerequisite: PS 1113 or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. An examination of the formulation and implementation of public policy and the roles of government institutions and actors in policy making
The Department of Political Science and Public Administration offers a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) for individuals who have an interest in politics and who seek careers in the law, in federal, state, or local government (either administrative or elective), in the diplomatic service, with international organizations, in the business world, or in teaching. The Department also offers a Master of Arts degree in Political Science (M.A.), a Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Accredited graduate professional degree in Public Administration (M.P.P.A.) and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration which prepare students for careers in the public service. Interested students should consult the undergraduate or graduate coordinator.