Spring 2017 Undergraduate Courses

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Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2110 5895 Intro to Public Affairs Online Online n/a S. Lavertu
2110 5812 Intro to Public Affairs MWF 9:10-10:05 Page Hall 0020 A. Roberts

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

GE soc sci human, nat, and econ resources course.


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2120 5813 Public Service and Civic Engagement TR 9:35-10:55 Page Hall 0060 J. Clark
2120 31757 Public Service and Civic Engagement MWF 10:20-11:15 Hagerty Hall 0050 J. Henry

Explores how students learn to be engaged citizens, concepts related to citizenship and leadership, and how to incorporate these concepts into their lives and the lives of others with whom they interact.


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2130 5814 Leadership in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors TR 11:10-12:30 Mendenhall 191 C. Wagner
2130 31758 Leadership in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors TR 5:30-6:50 Mendenhall 191 T. Whetsell

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 5935 Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations TR 3:55-5:15 Page Hall 0010 D. Robbins

Introduces students to the world of nonprofit organizations, in particular those whose missions address social issues and public service.


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
2367 33829 Writing and Communication in Public Affairs W 3:55-5:15 Mendenhall Lab 175 K. Ratcliff

Hybrid course Offering. Meets in person, 1 day a week.

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 5816 Public Policy Analysis TR 2:20-3:40 Page Hall 0010 N. Dormady

Introduction to analytical techniques employed at policy formulation, implementation, and evaluation stages of public policy analysis process; strengths and weaknesses of techniques; development of related research strategies.

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

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
3110 5911 Education Policy in a Changing World TR 12:45-2:05 Mendenhall Lab 0185 J. Hawley

Provides an introduction to education policy for public sector leaders and an overview of the following topics: education and the economy; education and governance; teaching and learning in education; student outcomes; and career opportunities in education policy.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
3140 33107 Nonprofit Management and Governance MW 2:20-3:40 Mendenhall Lab 0175 M. 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 5918 Public Management WF 12:45-2:05 Mendenhall Lab 0125 J. Raadschelders
3500 31962 Public Management TR 12:45-2:05 Mendenhall Lab 0131 R. 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
4000 31969 Policy Evaluation MW 12:45-2:05 Mendenhall Lab 174 N. Hooker

The purpose of this course is to develop and apply research design and analytic methods for public policy evaluation. The course will enable students to design and perform policy evaluations focused on policy processes and outcomes, using both qualitative and quantitative data. Prereq: Stat 1350 or above, and Econ 2001.01 or equiv.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4011 5818 Policy Analysis Application TR 3:55-5:15 Mendenhall Lab 175 C. Vance
4011 5817 Policy Analysis Application WF 2:20-3:40 Mendenhall Lab 174 C. Wagner

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4030 5870 Public Budgeting WF 9:35-10:55 Mendenhall Lab 115 M. Barbash

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.

Prereq: Econ 2001 (200). Recommended for students specializing in public or nonprofit management areas. Not open to students with credit for 834 or Econ 4300 (530).

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4060 5902 Senior Leadership Seminar R 3:55-6:40 Enarson Hall 0226 S. Boden

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.

Prereq: Sr standing.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4191.01 5866 Undergraduate Internship Arr. Arr. n/a  

Internship with non-profit or similar organization in which students learn about sector combined with academic research component relevant to internship area.

Prereq: Students must have internship approved by John Glenn School prior to registering. Students may not receive credit for an internship already completed. Prior approval required. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 2 completions.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4310 5929 State And Local Government Finance WF 11:10-12:30 Mendenhall Lab 0191 K. Young

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.

Prereq: 4030 (730), or Econ 4300 (530), or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 4431 (531). Cross-listed in Econ 4310.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
4510 5920 Law and Public Affairs MW 4:10-5:30 Hagerty Hall 046 M. Armstrong

Introduces students to the legal environment within which public employees and administrators operate, emphasizing the work of the judiciary, and providing a legal basis for the study of public affairs, with a focus on how the courts engage in the policy making process.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
5400 5868 Planning for Housing TR 2:20-3:40 Knowlton Hall 176 B. Hanlon

Housing - including its uses, meaning, design, and role. The creation of a range of housing to support growth and revitalization of cities and regions.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for CRPlan 5400. Cross-listed in CRPlan.


Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
5592 33617 Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations MW 5:30-6:50 Mendenhall 131 K. Ratcliff

Examines marketing principles of mission-driven organizations, specifically nonprofits and government agencies. It will provide students with an introduction to marketing theory, and will equip them with practical experience in developing a strategic marketing plan that addresses challenges unique to nonprofit and public sector marketers.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
5600 5903 Science, Engineering, and Public Policy TR 3:55-5:15 Bolz 436

J. Bielecki

Presents the history of the interactions between science, engineering, and public policy  in the United States and in the context of global concerns (e.g. climate change, competitiveness), inquires into how various federal government, universities, & corporations conduct & fund  science and engineering & explore how public sector interests & processes influence sci, engr & public policy.


Prereq: Jr, Sr, or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Cross-listed in EnvEng.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
5700 5908 Rebuilding Failed and Weak States TR 9:35-10:55 Mendenhall Lab 173 T. Brown

Tackles the question of how to design policies and programs to rebuild failed and weak states into functioning, if not vibrant, democracies.

Prereq: Soph standing or higher or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 670 or IntStds 5700 (670). Cross-listed in IntStds.

Course# Class# Course Title Day Time Room Instructor
5750 5934 The Business-Government Relationship ON-LINE ON-LINE n/a P. Sasty

Business tools and strategy for influencing government; evolution and direction of public policy toward business.

Prereq: Sr standing or permission of the instructor.





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