POLS206

Introduction to Public Policy

15 points

Not offered 2020, offered in 2018

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences

Description

This course introduces concepts of and approaches to public policy analysis and evaluation. Focusing on policy areas such as health, genetic engineering, human reproduction, the environment, and new technology, the course examines the interaction of expertise, society, and public policy and clarifies the intricacies of the policy process in light of technological and social change.

Pre-requisites

15 points in POLS at 100-level; Or HLTH101, or
HLTH106 or
HSRV101. Students not meeting the prerequisites but with at least a B average in 60 points in appropriate courses may be admitted to take Political Science courses at the 200-level with the approval of the Head of Department and/or Programme coordinator.