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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

PUAD-685 Topics in Policy Analysis and Management (1-3)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Examination of the doctrines associated with the design and implementation of public policies, together with conducting analytical studies on various policies, including social, health care, national security, environmental, science and technology, regulatory, income, and economic. Usually offered every spring.

PUAD-685 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Global Health Policy
This course covers health issues facing low-income countries; such as HIV/AIDS; maternal and child mortality; and weak health systems. Students consider how policy-makers and managers can address these problems. This course examines the global health architecture and national health systems are examined.
PUAD-685 002
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Environmental Sustainability and Public Policy
This course examines and applies the concept of environmental sustainability. The focus of study is on environmental, energy, and natural resources issues in the context of their relationships with the economic, social, and governance systems. The course begins with the concept of sustainability, the environmental/ecological system as a critical component, and sustainability indicators. It then turns to an analysis of how environmental sustainability is applied at several levels of governance: local, regional, corporate, and international, and within different kinds of organizations. The course combines a theoretical assessment of environmental sustainability, analysis of several case studies for applying it, and an overview of tools and methods for integrating it into a range of organizations, such as life cycle analysis, environmental management systems, smart growth policies, and energy efficiency analysis.
PUAD-685 003
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Healthcare Policy
Examination of current government policies affecting the U.S. national health care system. Emphasis on the government's role in regulating and delivering health care services, the financial implications of proposed reforms, and the relationship between governmental bodies and private providers.
PUAD-685 004
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Social Policy and Programs
This course reviews some of the most significant social policies and programs of the previous decade; including welfare reform; school choice and accountability; social security; food assistance programs; and Medicaid. The class discusses the history; implementation; and evaluation of each policy or program.
PUAD-685 001
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Graduate
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PUAD-685 003
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Graduate
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PUAD-685 004
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Graduate
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PUAD-685 005
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Graduate
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PUAD-685 006
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Graduate
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PUAD-685 D01
Term: SUMMER 2016
Course Level: Graduate
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PUAD-685 002
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Graduate
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PUAD-685 007
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Graduate
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