Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Public Policy & Administration - Fall2022

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Table Of Contents

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 Zero Cost Book 85309 1 Lecture 5/0 WEBONLINE - Koss,Catheryn ZCCM

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 85169 1 Seminar 15/2 W DTN108 0600PM-0850PM Staff GWI
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
02 book for PPA 200 Section 02 87234 1 Seminar 15/7 R TAH1027 0600PM-0850PM Staff GWI
3 book for PPA 200 Section 3 87404 1 Seminar 30/30 S TBAARR 0900AM-0300PM Staff GWI
** Meets 09/24/2022 to 09/24/2022 **

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 85173 1 Seminar 12/0 M DTN110 0600PM-0850PM Lascher,Edward
02 book for PPA 205 Section 02 87235 1 Seminar 12/1 T AMD240 0600PM-0850PM Lascher,Edward

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 85189 1 Seminar 15/9 M TBAARR 0600PM-0850PM Wassmer,Robert GWI
02 book for PPA 220A Section 02 87236 1 Seminar 15/2 T ARC1011 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
02 book for PPA 230 Section 02 85814 1 Seminar 25/12 W TBAARR 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 85262 1 Seminar 12/0 M DTN108 0600PM-0850PM Staff
02 book for PPA 240A Section 02 87237 1 Seminar 12/1 T TAH1027 0600PM-0850PM Staff

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
1 book for PPA 270 Section 1 87138 1 Seminar 20/13 R DTN110 0600PM-0850PM Staff

PPA 500 - Culminating Experience (3 Units)

Completion of a comprehensive exam 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 85174 1 Thesis Research 20/12 M DTN109 0600PM-0850PM Wassmer,Robert

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Class Attribute Codes

GWI - Graduate Writing Intensive Requirement (GWI)

ZCCM - Zero Cost Course Materials

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)