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Policy Sciences

Summer 2003




POSI 601  Political and Social Context of the Policy              3 credits
          Process                                           
Introduces students to the process in which policy is made in the United States, and familiarizes them with theories and models of the policy-making process. It introduces the policy-making system, including the institutional, structural, and political contexts of policy making. The course examines several stages of the American policymaking process, including problem definition, agenda setting, policy formulation, and policy implementation. Significant concepts relating to the political analysis of public policy are discussed, such as the social construction of problems, political influence, group demands, political resources, and social and political feasibility. Note: POSI 601 for summer session is primarily intended for students who have been formally admitted to the POSI Graduate Program and they will be accommodated first. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required. For more information contact cmiller@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0244] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             MILLER, C
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (FH  225)


POSI 701  Individual Study in Policy Sciences                   1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


POSI 7700 Master's Special Study                                   1 credit

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


POSI 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


POSI 801  Individual Study in Policy Sciences                   1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


POSI 8800 Doctoral Special Study                                   1 credit

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


POSI 899  Doctoral Dissertation Research                        1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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