Mar 21, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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POLS 4480 - Comparative Public Policy

Examines and compares characteristics of public policy in various national political settings. Students: (1) discover more about how public policies in the United States differ from other countries; (2) think about why this is the case; (3) focus on how policies shape the political realm; and (4) develop the skills to become effective policy analysts.

Requisites: 6 hours in POLS or (Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Able to analyze the key theoretical debates in public policy.
  • Able to demonstrate critical analysis of comparative public policy in written assignments.
  • Able to evaluate competing approaches to explaining outcomes in comparative public policy.
  • Able to examine key issues in comparative public policy.

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