2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Aug 17, 2022  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 33 Introduction to Public Administration and Policy


Units: 3
This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of principles, theories, methods, and challenges in public administration and policy, including policy studies, policy issues, and the processes of policy and program analysis, formation, implementation, and evaluation. This course explores the theoretical rationale for governmental activity, theories of policymaking, the study of policy determinants, and proposals for improved decision making. Examines a diverse set of select policy topics, such as environment, health, education, and social policy, among others. Course concepts include policy theory, the political environment, personnel management, public and social policy, governmental regulations, public relations, strategic management, labor relations, public financial management, accountability, and ethics. Government service as a career is discussed. (CSU)



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