Nov 28, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [Archived Catalog]

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POLS 2000 - American Politics, Policy, and Administration


Introduction to American politics, policy, and administration. Investigates how public policies are formulated and implemented. Under conventional view of the politics/administration dichotomy, political factors such as political party and public opinion significantly dominate the entire phase of policy formulation. Governmental bureaucracies are supposed to faithfully implement public policies that political decision makers enact. During recent decades, governmental bureaucracies have been more heavily involved in policy formulation as well as policy implementation. Surveys the historical development from a perspective of democracy and bureaucracy. Asked to think about the ideal relationship among politics, policy, and administration.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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