Politics and Policy in California

PUBLPOL
154
Instructors
Nation, J. (PI)
Crane, D. (PI)
Suenaga, M. (TA)
Doty, L. (TA)
Section Number
1
State politics and policy making, including the roles of the legislature, legislative leadership, governor, special interests, campaign finance, advocacy groups, ballot initiatives, state and federal laws, media, and research organizations. Case studies involving budgets, education, pensions, health care, political reform, environmental reforms, water, transportation and more. Evaluation of political actions, both inside and outside of government, that can affect California policy and social outcomes. Meetings with elected officials, policymakers, and advocates in class and during a day-long field trip to Sacramento, assuming no COVID or related restrictions.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-SI
Units
5
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Design of Public Institutions
Advanced Policy Analysis
Urban and Regional Policy
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
8:00 AM
End Time
9:30 AM
Location
Littlefield 107