Course: POLS 406. Analyzing Policy Problems (3)
Prerequisite: POLS 372. Policymakers and advocates often use predictions of future policy outcomes and societal trends to identify issues government should address. This course serves as an introduction to the fundamental skills of policy analysis and to the difficult choices governments make when identifying, analyzing, and addressing policy problems. Students will develop a conceptual and practical toolkit to analyze public problems, offer policy solutions, and communicate arguments about government action. Available for graduate credit.