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Course Details

Course Code: MAPP697 Course ID: 4936 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

The Public Policy Project Capstone course gives students the opportunity to choose a current policy in which they are interested and conduct an in-depth policy analysis from many critical perspectives. This will be supported by submissions of a policy brief, target audience assessment, budgetary analysis and timeline and a strategic media plan. The creative project must demonstrate originality and will follow the style requirements set by the department currently the American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual. NOTE: This course may not be taken until all other courses are COMPLETED.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 10/24/21 Summer 2021 Session A 16 Week session

Current Syllabi

· Evaluate the multi-disciplinary nature of the major theories underlying the discipline of public policy.

· Extrapolate the processes by which public policies are designed, implemented, and evaluated.

· Evaluate the effectiveness of existing (or the impact of proposed) public policies.

· Demonstrate appropriate analytical skills to contemporary policy issues.

· Design public policies to solve strategic or social problems.

· Communicate policy recommendations to diverse audiences.

NameGrade %
Proposal 10.00 %
Proposal (week 2) 10.00 %
Policy Brief 10.00 %
Policy Brief (Week 3) 10.00 %
Journal 10.00 %
Journal (Week 12) 10.00 %
Policy Analysis Draft 20.00 %
Policy Analysis - Draft (Week 14) 20.00 %
Three Minute Capstone 10.00 %
Three Minute Capstone (Week 15) 10.00 %
Final Analysis Project 40.00 %
Final Analysis submission (Week 16) 40.00 %
Book Title: There are no required books for this course.
Author: NOTE
Publication Info:

Book Title:There are no required books for this course.

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.