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Course Code: MAPP697 Course ID: 4936 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
The Public Policy Project Capstone course gives students the opportunity to choose a current policy in which they are interested and conduct an in-depth policy analysis from many critical perspectives. This will be supported by submissions of a policy brief, target audience assessment, budgetary analysis and timeline and a strategic media plan. The creative project must demonstrate originality and will follow the style requirements set by the department currently the American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual. NOTE: This course may not be taken until all other courses are COMPLETED.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 12/27/20||Summer 2020 Session C||16 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 01/24/21||Fall 2020 Session A||16 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 03/28/21||Fall 2020 Session C||16 Week session|
· Evaluate the multi-disciplinary nature of the major theories underlying the discipline of public policy.
· Extrapolate the processes by which public policies are designed, implemented, and evaluated.
· Evaluate the effectiveness of existing (or the impact of proposed) public policies.
· Demonstrate appropriate analytical skills to contemporary policy issues.
· Design public policies to solve strategic or social problems.
· Communicate policy recommendations to diverse audiences.
|Proposal (week 2)||10.00 %|
|Policy Brief||10.00 %|
|Policy Brief (Week 3)||10.00 %|
|Journal (Week 12)||10.00 %|
|Policy Analysis Draft||20.00 %|
|Policy Analysis - Draft (Week 14)||20.00 %|
|Three Minute Capstone||10.00 %|
|Three Minute Capstone (Week 15)||10.00 %|
|Final Analysis Project||40.00 %|
|Final Analysis submission (Week 16)||40.00 %|
|Book Title:||There are no required books for this course.|
Not current for future courses.