Program Curriculum

Current Courses

Below are the proposed Policy Studies graduate courses for 2016 - 2017. This schedule is subject to change. Consult the time schedule for the most up-to-date information.

2016 - 2017 Schedule

Autumn Quarter 2016

Required Courses

BPOLST 500 Policy Process (Year 1)
T 5:45 - 10 pm, Kochis

BPOLST 501 Public Finance (Year 1)
Th 5:45 - 10 pm, Twinam

BPOLST 504 Management and Organizations (Year 2)
Th 5:45 - 10 pm, Nitta

Elective Courses

To view the Elective Course Flyer for Policy Studies, see PDF

BPOLST 593A Topics in Policy Studies: Urban Planning and Geography
M/W 5:45 - 7:45 pm, Jung

BPOLST 593B Issues in Environmental Policy: International Organizations and Ocean Management
M/W 12:00 - 1:20 pm, Seattle Campus, Dolšak

BPOLST 594 Research Design (Year 2 strongly recommended)
M 5:45 - 10 pm, Carlisle

BPOLST 598B Directed Research
2 Credits: Class meets three times on Tuesdays; 10/4, 11/1, 12/6. First meeting from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Other sessions meet from 4:00 - 5:30 pm. Presenters TBD, Charusheela

BPOLST 598 Directed Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BPOLST 520 Policy Internship
Prerequisites: Policy Process; Statistics for Policy Studies
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BPOLST 508 Capstone Project 
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

* Students are also encouraged to seek interdisciplinary elective courses from Cultural Studies.
** This schedule is subject to change.


Outside Courses

Students wishing to receive elective credit for courses taken in other departments (either at UW Bothell or UW Seattle) must fill out a Request for Outside Coursework form and obtain faculty approval.