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POLI 1203 Introduction to Public Administration (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course examines public administration both as an area of academic study and a profession. It looks behind the curtain of elected officials and judges at the powerful and complex systems of public agencies and administrators that manage and implement policy. Topics include: intersections between bureaucracy and the political process, theories of public organizations, bureaucratic discretion and accountability, policy implementation, and current debates about the changing nature of public administration.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Georges

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17