Bachelor of Arts

All Law, Economics and Public Policy (LEPP) Courses

A.  LEPP Core Courses

Key: ** LEPP listing dependent on topic.

BISLEP 301 Law, Economics & Public Policy (5 credits)
BISLEP 302 Policy Analysis (5 credits)

B.  Skills & Method Courses 

BES 301 Science Methods & Practice
BIS 217 Introduction to Debate
BIS 312 Approaches to Social Research
BIS 315 Understanding Statistics
BIS 340 Approaches to Cultural Research
BIS 342 Geographic Information Systems
BIS 343 Geographic Visualization
BIS 352 Mapping Communities
BIS 410 Topics in Qualitative Inquiry
BIS 447 Topics in Quantitative Inquiry
BIS 495 Internship
BIS 496 Community Service Project
BIS 497 Political Internship in State Government
BISSKL 302 Teambuilding (2 credits)
BISSKL 375 Academic Research & Writing Seminar (2 credits)
BISSKL 400 Policy Journal Editorial Board (2 credits)
BBUS 402 Managing Work Teams 

C.  Policy Foundation Courses 

BIS 320 Comparative Political Economies
BIS 338 Political Institutions & Processes
BIS 415 Public Policy & Law
BISGST 324 International Political Economy
BISSEB 304 Institutions & Social Change
BISSEB 359 Ethics & Society

D.  Policy Problem Courses 

BES 331 Estuarine Science and Management
BIS 219 The Politics of Sex Education
BIS 275 Social Problems
BIS 282 Globalization
BIS 284 International Relations (formerly BIS 344 International Relations)
BIS 307 Environmental Justice
BIS 310 Women, Culture and Development
BIS 327 History of US Labor Institutions
BIS 335 Human Rights in America
BIS 353 Human Rights in Theory & Context
BIS 359 Principles & Controversies of Sustainability
BIS 374 Middle East Politics
BIS 380 Bioethics
BIS 384 Health, Medicine and Society
BIS 386 Global Environmental Issues
BIS 392 Water & Sustainability
BIS 394 Comparative Economic Development
BIS 403 WA DC Seminar on Human Rights
BIS 406 Urban Planning and Geography
BIS 421 Technology Policy
BIS 441 Global Labor Markets
BIS 443 Education Policy & the Economy
BIS 446 Science, Expertise and Public Policy
BIS 448 Social Policy
BIS 458 Energy, Environment, and Society
BIS 459 Conservation & Sustainable Development
BIS 466 Human Rights & Resistance
BIS 468 Human Rights & Sustainability
BISAMS 363 Conflict & Connections in the Americas
BST 200 Introduction to Climate Science
BST 445 Political Economy of Energy
 

E.  May count in Law, Economics & Public Policy
(determined by topic) 

BIS 293 Special Topics
BIS 305 Issues in Social & Political Philosophy
BIS 314 Topics in Geography
BIS 339 Global Cultural Studies
BIS 393 Special Topics
BIS 396 Topics in Sustainability
BIS 414 Topics in Human Rights
BIS 442 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
BIS 491 Topics in Policy Studies
BIS 493 Special Topics
BISGST 397 Topics in Global Studies
BISLEP 397 Topics in Law, Economics, and Public Policy
BISLEP 497 Advanced Topics in Law, Economics, and Public Policy

 

Course Number
Title
Topic
LEPP Requirement
BIS 293
Special Topics
Introduction to Debate
Skills
BIS 314
Topics in Geography
Mapping Communities
Skills
BIS 393 Special Topics Art of Collaboration Skills
BIS 393
Special Topics
Race, Crime and Law
Problems
BIS 393
Special Topics
Public Controversies and the Supreme Court
Problems
BIS 396
Topics in Sustainability
Managing Common Resources
Problems
BIS 414
Topics in Human Rights
Human Rights in Latin America
Problems
BIS 491
Topics in Policy Studies
Nonprofit Organizations
Skills
BIS 493
Special Topics
Advanced GIS
Skills
BIS 493
Special Topics
Environmental Policy
Problems
BIS 493
Special Topics
Urban Planning
Problems
BIS 493
Special Topics
Race, Policy and Inequality
Problems
BIS 493
Special Topics
Comparative Health Systems
Problems
BISGST 397
Topics in Global Studies
Politics, Development and Globalization
Problems
BISGST 397
Topics in Global Studies
Terrorism-Implications for National Security
Problems
BISGST 397
Topics in Global Studies
Bring Globalization Home- Immigration in the Pacific Northwest
Problems