Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Public Policy & Administration - Spring2022

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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 34972 1 Lecture 15/0 WEBONLINE - Koss,Catheryn FL

PPA 207 - Quantitative Methods (3 Units)

Study of quantitative methods as applied in public policy analysis. Concentrates on interpreting the results of econometric, statistical, and other public policy studies, and on determining the relevance and applicability of quantitative analysis with the larger scheme of public policy decision making.

Prerequisite: PPA 205 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 207 Section 01 34974 1 Seminar 22/11 M DTN110 0600PM-0850PM Wassmer,Robert
Wassmer,Robert
02 book for PPA 207 Section 02 37013 1 Seminar 4/0 M WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Wassmer,Robert
Wassmer,Robert
FL

PPA 210 - Politcl Env Policy Making (3 Units)

Assists students in learning to identify the political factors impinging on the policy process and in learning to cope with them. With special emphasis on the California political environment and issues, employs case studies, structured role-playing, and including politically feasible policy alternatives and advice to hypothetical clients. The goal is to equip students to work effectively as politically aware policy analysts.

Prerequisite: PPA 200 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 210 Section 01 34973 1 Seminar 22/2 W DTN110 0600PM-0850PM Wassmer,Robert
Lascher,Edward
02 book for PPA 210 Section 02 37014 1 Seminar 4/0 W WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Lascher,Edward
Wassmer,Robert
FL

PPA 220B - Applied Econ Analysis II (3 Units)

Continuation of PPA 220A which focuses specifically on the role of government in a market-oriented economy with emphasis on market failures including: public goods, externalities, and monopoly. Corrective taxes and expenditure programs are discussed, and the technique of cost-benefit analysis is developed and applied to various state and local government projects.

Prerequisite: PPA 220A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 220B Section 01 34975 1 Seminar 22/1 R TBAARR 0600PM-0850PM Wassmer,Robert
02 book for PPA 220B Section 02 37019 1 Seminar 4/0 R WEBONLINE 0600AM-0850AM Wassmer,Robert
Wassmer,Robert
FL

PPA 240B - Public Mgmt+Admin II (3 Units)

Continuation of PPA 240A. Examines concepts and approaches used in analyzing and understanding complex organizations. Emphasis is placed on ability to intervene and assist public agencies by designing intervention plans, engaging in strategic planning, promoting interdepartmental effectiveness, using advanced leadership issues and techniques, and using advanced organizational development strategies.

Prerequisite: PPA 240A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 240B Section 01 34976 1 Seminar 22/12 R DTN108 0600PM-0850PM McClellan,Sara E
Wassmer,Robert
02 book for PPA 240B Section 02 37020 1 Seminar 4/2 R WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM McClellan,Sara E
Wassmer,Robert
FL

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 35502 1 Seminar 22/13 T DTN110 0600PM-0850PM Bourne,Greg
Loux,Jeff
Wassmer,Robert
02 book for PPA 270 Section 02 37022 1 Seminar 4/4 T WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Bourne,Greg
Loux,Jeff
Wassmer,Robert
FL

PPA 297A - Exec Fellows Intro Seminar (3 Units)

Seminar will enhance Executive Fellows' understanding of the state policy making and administrative process, policy implementation, ethical responsibilities of policy and administrative actors.

Note: Open only to students admitted to the Executive Fellowship Program.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 297A Section 01 34978 1 Seminar 18/0 WEBONLINE - Henriquez,Jose C FL

PPA 297B - Exec Fellows Policy Seminar (3 Units)

Seminar will extend the examination and analysis of the Executive branch of government to include alternative administrative practices, policy implementation strategies, and related administrative issues.

Note: Open only to students admitted to the Executive Fellowship Program.

Prerequisite: PPA 297A

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 297B Section 01 34979 1 Seminar 18/0 WEBONLINE - Henriquez,Jose C FL

PPA 298A - Judicial Fellows Intro Seminar (3 Units)

Critical examination and analysis of the administrative operation of the California judicial system and its structures, policies and practices.

Note: Open only to students admitted to the Judicial Administration Fellows Program.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 298A Section 01 34980 1 Seminar 10/1 WEBONLINE - Brighton,James R FL

PPA 298B - Judicial Fellow Policy Seminar (3 Units)

Analyzes procedural issues and policy questions within the California judicial system with emphasis on the interdependence of the judicial, legislative and executive branches.

Note: Open only to students admitted to the Judicial Administration Fellows Program.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PPA 298B Section 01 34981 1 Seminar 10/1 WEBONLINE - Brighton,James R FL

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 35300 1 Thesis Research 15/14 WEBONLINE - Wassmer,Robert FL

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 34977 1 Thesis Research 26/20 WEBONLINE - Lascher,Edward FL

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Class Attribute Codes

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (01/24/2022 to 05/13/2022)