Autumn 2016 Undergraduate Courses

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Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
1100 5574 Public Affairs Survey W 4:10-5:05 Page Hall 0040 Whitney Weber

Introduction of important on campus resources available to students. This class is for first year declared public affairs majors.


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2110 5563 Intro to Public Affairs MWF 9:10-10:05 Page Hall 060 Alex Roberts
2110 5564 Intro to Public Affairs TR 3:55-5:15 Page 010 Ned Hill
2110 5653 Intro to Public Affairs WF 9:35-10:55 Page Hall 020 Lisa Gajary

Outlines the public affairs profession and discusses how policy decisions are formulated, implemented, and evaluated.



Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2120 5565 Public Service & Civic Engagement MWF 8:00-8:55 Page Hall 010 Erica Wicks
2120 5639 Public Service & Civic Engagement TR 2:20-3:40 Page 010 Jill Clark

Explores the role an engaged citizenry plays in a democracy and identifies and explain trends in civic engagement in the United States. Concepts and strategies that enhance students’ abilities to address public problems through individual or collective action are covered.


 

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2130 5566 Leadership in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors TR 12:45-2:05 Mendenhall Lab 0125 Caroline Wagner
2130 5567 Leadership in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors MW 3:55-5:15 Page 0060 Don Stenta

An examination of conceptual frameworks and theories of leadership effectiveness in the public and non-profit sectors, as well as the practices, strategies, and habits of successful public and non-profit leaders.

 

 

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2150 5654 Intro to Nonprofit Organizations MW 2:20-3:40 Mendenhall Lab 125 Dani Robbins
2150 34059 Intro to Nonprofit Organizations TR 3:55-5:15 Page Hall 020 Dani Robbins

Builds foundational knowledge of the nonprofit sector and explores the relationships between nonprofits and the public and private sectors. Equips students with the skills to recognize the various external factors that influence nonprofit organizations and analyze the qualities that make a nonprofit more likely to succeed.



Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2367 34058 Writing and Communication in Public Affairs MW 11:10-12:30 Mendenhall Lab 173 Josh Hawley

Being an effective communicator can determine the reach and impact of policy, as well as the ability to influence change. In this course, you will become a better writer and speaker on a topic of public policy; including communicating to diverse audiences with differing information demands.

Prereq: English 1110 or equivalent, and sophomore standing; or permission of instructor.



Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
3000 33768 Public Policy Analysis TR 3:55-5:15 Journalism Building 371 Katie Vinopal
3000 33773 Public Policy Analysis TR 9:35-10:55 Baker Systems 198 Katie Vinopal

This course provides an introduction to the issues and methods of public policy analysis.  This course provides students with a “tool kit” of practical methods for analyzing public policy issues.  It develops a policy research and modeling skillset in considering complex, real-world issues involving multiple actors with diverse interests, information uncertainty, institutional complexity, and ethical controversy.

Prereq: Econ 2001.01 or 2001.02, and GE Data Analysis course; or permission of instructor.

 

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
3140 5591 Nonprofit Management and Governance TR 11:10-12:30 Mendenhall Lab 0125 Mary Tschirhart
Survey and analysis of nonprofit organization management and governance, in particular those whose missions address social issues and public service. 


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
3500 33507 Public Management MW 12:45-2:05 Mendenhall 0115 Amanda Girth
3500 35440 Public Management MW 12:45-2:05 Mendenhall 0129 Rudy Hightower

Students will be introduced to public management concepts and gain the competencies required to function in a managerial (or pre-managerial) capacity in a public sector organization. Students will also develop perspectives on and approaches to address the unique challenges presented at the managerial level in public sector organizations.


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4010 5569 Public Affairs Decision Making MW 2:20-3:40 Page Hall 060 Lisa Frazier

Capstone course designed to integrate knowledge of how analysts and managers in the public sector can make decisions and pursue strategies to achieve important public goals, identifying places where progress can be effectuated. 

 

Prereq: 3000, and Jr or Sr standing; or permission of instructor.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4011 33272 Policy Analysis Application TR 2:20-3:40 Hayes Hall 024 Curt Vance

Capstone course to write an analytic policy research paper that examines an important policy or management challenge in the public sector. 

Prereq: PUBAFRS 4010.


 

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4030 5648 Public Budgeting TR 5:30-6:50 Mendenhall Lab 115 Megan Kilgore

Public budgeting provides the policy & management oriented student knowledge of proper financial administration of the public sector in the economy. Includes basic methods for public sector finance budgeting and analysis.


 

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4060 5657 Senior Leadership Seminar R 4:10-6:50 Mendenhall Lab 174 Don Stenta

Students integrate multidisciplinary theoretical and practical approaches of leadership development and civic engagement to reflect on how leadership is defined, how it changes, and how individuals and groups can apply experience in college to civic minded engagement and change after graduation. 


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4310 5570 State and Local Government Finance MW 12:45-2:05 Page Hall 0060 Charlotte Kirschner

Financing public services by state/local governments. The fiscal relationship between state/local governments and the federal government. Apply techniques of economic analysis to policy issues.


 

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
5030 5562 Local Government MW 5:30-6:50 University Hall 038 Larry Long

Designed to provide a basic introduction to local governments and their relationship to state government. The course will cover organization, structure, responsibilities, management, and financing of local governments. Note: This is a combined section class.


 

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
5240 34056 Race and Public Policy in the United States TR 2:20-3:40 Page 020 Devin Fergus

This course explores race and public policy in the United States from Reconstruction to the present. In particular, the class is designed to look at the long history of hot topics in the current policy landscape, including policing, housing, wealth gap, immigration, voting, political representation, and others. Note: This is a combined section class


Prereq: Jr, Sr, or Grad standing; or permission of instructor.


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
5890 34486 US Food Policy MW 11:10-12:30 Page 0060 Neal Hooker

An examination of national food affairs and policy at the federal level. Attention will focus on contemporary policy issues including food insecurity, health claims, obesity, novel crops, ingredients and processing techniques, sustainability, corporate consolidation, and food advertising; as well as how these issues impact the choices of federal institutions.


Prereq: Jr, Sr or Grad Standing.







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