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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019 Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Course Listing Public Policy 833 Course Listing  

Public Policy 833 Course Listing



This list includes the undergraduate public policy (833) courses offered at the Bloustein School as of September 1, 2017. Special topics courses may be found by viewing the Electronic Course Grid on the Bloustein School website. Courses are taught by multiple instructors and may not be offered each semester. Students should also check the public health (832) and planning and public policy (762) listings for additional courses applicable to the public policy major. Check the Electronic Course Grid or individual faculty pages on the Bloustein School website for specific syllabi.
10:833:210 Principles of Public Policy (3) Implementation of public policy including federal, state, and intergovernmental decision making. Policy areas examined include environment, health care, development, labor, and others. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:210.
10:833:215 Writing, Reasoning, and Public Policy (3)  Understanding how to use words accurately, think and write logically, and formulate valid and true arguments for the creation of evaluation of public policy. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:215.
10:833:220 Public Economic Policy (3) Evaluation of government decision making and its effects on economic markets large and small from cars to textbooks. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:220.
10:833:225 U.S. Education Policy (3) Overview of educational policy with a special focus on academically at-risk populations. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:225.
10:833:230 Global Poverty (3) Introduction to the causes and governmental responses to urban poverty in developing nations: economic, historical, and cultural factors Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:230.
10:833:231 Poverty in the United States (3) Assessment of causes and consequences of poverty in the United States: economic, historical, and cultural factors, plus governmental solutions. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:231.
10:833:297 Special Topics (3) Topics vary. These courses are designed to address current issues in public policy.
10:833:298,299 Independent Study (BA,BA) Prerequisites: A contract with a faculty sponsor and permission of the program director.
10:833:302 Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy (3) Assessment of the health, political, and moral influences that impact current sexual and reproductive health policies including their origins and the ramification of their implementation. Credit not given for both this course and 10:832:302.
10:833:310 U.S. Housing Policy (3) Exploration of major issues in housing: historical, economic, and social factors. Political and regulatory dimensions of housing decision-making: housing codes and the landlord-tenant relationship. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:310.
10:833:324 Social Movements (3) Investigation of how social movements translate changing social values into political forces. Issues include democracy, environment, health, human rights, labor, peace, and women. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:324.
10:833:331 U.S. Social Policy (3) Examination of the historical emergence of social policy in the United States with a focus on housing, welfare, race relations, education, intergovernmental, and environmental issues. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:331.
10:833:335 Gender, Family, and Public Policy (3) Exploration of women's evolving role in both the family and the labor market, including contemporary public policy debates around these changes. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:335.
10:832:338 Health and Public Policy (3) Investigation of the basic machinery of policymaking and the legal processes that underpin the U.S. health care and public health systems with an emphasis on recent health care reform. Credit not given for both this course and 10:832:338.
10:833:340 Aging and Public Policy (3) Assessment of aging for society. Topics include ageism, cultural and racial-ethnic diversity as it pertains to aging, and the impact of longevity on national health and social service policy. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:340 or 10:832:340.
10:833:351 Addictions Policy (3) Review of basic pharmacology and scientific nature of addiction as public health issue. Exposure to treatment facilities, mutual aid meetings, and discussions of substance abuse policies. Credit not given for both this course and 10:832:351.
10:833:360 Principles of Public Management (3) Overview of fundamental management practices in public health settings including leadership, team building, credentialing and standards, regulatory oversight budgeting, and professionalism. Credit not given for both this course and 10:501:360.
10:833:361 Managing People and Organizations (3) Introduction to organizational theory and concepts of management including approaches that promote and hinder effective management in public and nonprofit organizations. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:361.
10:833:362 Nonprofit Management (3) Overview of the wide-ranging administrative skills needed to manage nonprofits effectively while meeting mission and fiduciary responsibilities. Credit not given for both this course and 10:501:362.
10:833:416 Mental Health and Society (3) Exploration of historical and contemporary policies regarding mental health care in the United States. Deinstitutionalization, public versus private care facilities, patient and consumer empowerment. Credit not given for both this course and 10:832:416.
10:833:417 Demography and Population Studies (3) Review of demographic concepts, history, methods, and applications, from an interdisciplinary perspective. Global population studies, with a historical focus on distributions of wealth and power. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:417 and 10:832:417.
10:833:419 Immigration Policy (3) Evaluation of facts and controversies surrounding immigration, including U.S. legislative history, urban and public health impacts, and racial implications. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:419.
10:833:473 Transportation Policy (3) Review of major policy issues in urban transportation including historical development and current characteristics. Problems and alternative solutions analyzed in the context of political and institutional constraints. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:473.
10:833:480 Ethics for Planning and Public Policy (3) Reflection upon various ethical dilemmas facing professionals and staff who serve in the public and private sectors. The ethics codes of professional societies and government agencies are reviewed and compared. Credit not given for both this course or 10:762:480.
10:833:483,484 Special Topics (3,3) Topics vary. These courses are designed to address current issues in public health. See the Bloustein School's Electronic Course Grid active offerings.
10:833:485, 486 Independent Study (BA,BA) Open to public policy (833) majors only.  Prerequisites: Students must contract with a faculty sponsor and be granted permission by the program director.
10:833:495,496 Public Policy Thesis I,II (3,3) Develop, complete, and defend a thesis topic under the supervision of a faculty mentor. Open to students with GPAs over 3.4 and a faculty supervisor.
10:833:497,498 Bloustein Honors Research (3,3) Participation of advanced undergraduates as research assistants at one of the institutes or centers at the Bloustein School. Students contract with and are supervised by the principal investigator of the project. Open to students enrolled in the Bloustein School only.
 
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