BPOL220 Public Administration
This course discusses the growth of the public sector and the methods by which this sector can be managed. Topics include public management techniques, effective decision-making, civil service, budgeting, public organizations, and the politics of public sector administration.
BPOL231 A Republic, If You Can Keep It: American Government
Examines critical political issues from the founding of the nation to the present, looking at why the government was established as it was, how it has changed, and how those changes affect the lives of every citizen today, including our civil and political rights and liberties. The class focuses on the changing roles of political institutions such as the presidency, Congress, and the courts, but also on the media, polling and campaign finance, and interest groups.