Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Approaches to Public Policy

Political Science 2555 Approaches to Public Policy
The course content will impart a basic understanding of a range of different approaches used to study public policy. Each approach identifies key concepts, defines the method of study, and states the explanations they provide. The course provides the basic conceptual foundation for advanced courses in public policy. Students will become capable of critically discussing the merits of the different approaches to studying public policy, and of situating current policy events within this field of competing theories.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Open only to students in their second year level or higher.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences