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Class Schedule For Public Policy & Administration - Fall2018

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PPA 100 - Intro Public Policy+Admin (3 Units)

Explores context and process for policy making by national and California state governments, including ethical dimensions. Applications are developed from students' and instructor's areas of interest including K-12 and higher education, land-use policy, and aging issues such as elder advocacy, Social Security, and Medicaid. Provides background and skills for entry level positions in public or non-profit organizations.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150 or equivalent.

Cross Listed: GERO 102; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 100 Section 01 85114 1 Lecture 5/0 T ARC1009 0530PM-0820PM Rodrigues,Joseph

PPA 200 - Intro Public Policy+Adm (3 Units)

Examines public policy and administration by exploring major policy processes, particularly in California state and local government. Topics include the emergence and specification of issues, developing and selecting policy options, implementing and administering policies and evaluating and terminating public policies. The course approach is comprehensive, transdisciplinary and human centered -- concerned with the interplay of values in shaping policy outcomes. The intent is to provide conceptual frameworks and operational principles required in identifying and resolving issues emerging in public settings.

Note: Satisfies the Graduate Writing Intensive Requirement (GWI).

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 200 Section 01 84782 1 Seminar 30/5 T DTN110 0600PM-0850PM McClellan,Sara E GWI
01 book for PPA 200 Section 01 84782 1 Seminar 30/5 F DTN110 0500PM-0900PM Staff GWI
01 book for PPA 200 Section 01 84782 1 Seminar 30/5 S DTN110 0800AM-0600PM Staff GWI
01 book for PPA 200 Section 01 84782 1 Seminar 30/5 U DTN110 0800AM-0600PM Staff GWI

PPA 205 - Research Publ Policy+Adm (3 Units)

Emphasizes fundamental research and management skills necessary in generating accurate and useful decision-related information for policy makers. Topics include conceptualizing and structuring research questions, collecting valid and relevant data and interpreting and presenting results. The course approach is pragmatic, transdisciplinary, and oriented to producers and users of policy research information. The intent is to enhance research skills in analyzing and resolving policy issues.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 205 Section 01 84787 1 Seminar 24/3 R TAH1004 0600PM-0850PM Venezia,Andrea

PPA 220A - Applied Econ Analysis I (3 Units)

Presents the basic concepts, tools, and models of microeconomics in the context of public sector choices. The standard market demand and supply model is developed and used to analyze the effect of public policies (particularly those of California state and local governments) on consumers and businesses. The principles of welfare economics are presented and used to evaluate economic performance.

Note: Graduate Writing Intensive Course.

Prerequisite: ECON 1B, or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 220A Section 01 84831 1 Seminar 30/5 M TBAARR 0600PM-0850PM Wassmer,Robert GWI

PPA 230 - Public Budgeting+Finance (3 Units)

Enables students to understand, analyze, and evaluate the governmental budget process including revenue and expenditure patterns. The primary emphasis is on California state and local governments. The federal budget process is discussed primarily to reflect the impact that it has on state and local governments. Features both theoretical and practical approaches to budgets, including alternate budget formats. Various perspectives are utilized to explore the political, economic, and policy concerns inherent in the development and implementation of public sector budgets.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 230 Section 01 84963 1 Seminar 24/1 R DTN110 0600PM-0850PM Griffith,Christian

PPA 240A - Public Mgmt+Admin I (3 Units)

Examines concepts and approaches used in analyzing and understanding complex organizations. Organizational theory, management concepts, and behavioral analysis is employed to understand the dynamics and evolution of public sector organizations. Emphasis is placed on applying classic organizational theory and introductory leadership skills and issues.

Prerequisite: 1) graduate standing and 2) completion of PPA program prerequisites, or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 240A Section 01 84990 1 Seminar 30/12 W DTN110 0600PM-0850PM McClellan,Sara E

PPA 270 - Collaborative Policy (3 Units)

Examines the theory and practice of collaborative policy-making using case studies of major collaborative processes. Topics include interpretative policy analysis, deliberative democracy theory, public participation, collaborative policy networks, the use of dialogue in public policy, resolution of policy controversies, and consensus building.

Prerequisite: PPA 200 and PPA 210, or approval of instructor.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 270 Section 01 85041 1 Seminar 18/1 M DTN110 0600PM-0850PM Lascher,Edward

PPA 294 - Emerging Issues in Jud Admin (3 Units)

Addresses pressing issues in judicial administration (e.g., courts in an electronic world, rising administrative workloads, greater number of self-represented litigants). Specific topics may change from year to year depending on the urgency of topics and nature of policy implications.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
50 book for PPA 294 Section 50 86552 SNS Seminar 30/14 WEBONLINE - Roddy,Michael M
Turner,Kim E
** Meets 05/09/2018 to 08/24/2018 **
50 book for PPA 294 Section 50 86552 SNS Seminar 30/14 F OFFCAMPUS 0930AM-0530PM Staff
** Meets 06/29/2018 to 06/29/2018 **
50 book for PPA 294 Section 50 86552 SNS Seminar 30/14 S OFFCAMPUS 0800AM-0500PM Staff
** Meets 06/30/2018 to 06/30/2018 **
50 book for PPA 294 Section 50 86552 SNS Seminar 30/14 R DTN109 0930AM-0530PM Staff
** Meets 08/23/2018 to 08/23/2018 **
50 book for PPA 294 Section 50 86552 SNS Seminar 30/14 F OFFCAMPUS 0800AM-0500PM Staff
** Meets 08/24/2018 to 08/24/2018 **

PPA 299 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Supervised independent study in public policy and administration.

Prerequisite: Permission of faculty supervisor and the Department Chair.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 299 Section 01 85424 1 Thesis Research 99/98 - Jez,Su Jin

PPA 500 - Culminating Experience (3 Units)

Completion of a thesis or project approved for the Master's degree.

Prerequisite: Advanced to candidacy and permission of the graduate coordinator.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 500 Section 01 84788 1 Thesis Research 20/9 T DTN108 0600PM-0850PM Wassmer,Robert

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Class Attribute Codes

GWI - Graduate Writing Intensive Requirement (GWI)

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/27/2018 to 12/07/2018)

SNS - Self Support Nonstandard Dates (08/27/2018 to 12/31/2018)