PUP 3040  State and Local Government and Public Policy credits: 3

This course will provide a basic foundation in the conceptual frameworks, research perspectives, practical and political considerations of state and local government and its relationship to public policy to include its origin, interpretation and implementation. The emphasis will be on critical thinking, "the art of negotiation", diplomacy, problem solving and decision making. Course content is guided by the practical aspects of theory, research, best practices, and past and current real world experience of public managers.

Prerequisite: PUP 3002 and Admission to: PPA-BS