Program Curriculum

Current Courses

Below are the proposed Policy Studies graduate courses for 2015 - 2016. This schedule is subject to change. Consult the time schedule for the most up-to-date information.

2015 - 2016 Schedule


Autumn Quarter 2015
 

Required Courses
 

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

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

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

Elective Courses
 

BPOLST 583 Issues in Environmental Policy: Governmental Response to Global Climate Change
M/W 12:30 - 1:50 pm, DolÅ¡ak, UW Seattle campus, course flyer (pdf)

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

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets 10/6, 11/3, 12/1. First meeting only from 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Other sessions meet from 4:00 - 5:30 pm; presenters TBD

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
 

Winter Quarter 2016
 

Required Courses
 

BPOLST 502 Statistics for Policy Studies (Year 1)
T 5:45 - 10 pm, Twinam

BPOLST 506 Capstone Research (Year 2)
Meetings and faculty to be arranged
 

Elective Courses
 

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

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium

Class meets 3 times from 4:00 - 5:30 pm; presenters TBD

BPOLST 598 Directed Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

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

BPOLST 508 Capstone Project
Meetings and faculty to be arranged
 

Spring Quarter 2015
 

Required Courses
 

BPOLST 503 Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation (Year 1)
T 5:45 - 10 pm, TBD

BPOLST 508 Capstone Project (Year 2)
Meetings and faculty to be arranged
 

Elective Courses
 

BPOLST 581 Issues in Human Rights Policy: Human Rights and Sustainable Development
M/W 3:30 - 5:30 pm, Kochis, course flyer (pdf)

BPOLST 583 Issues in Environmental Policy: Energy, Environment, and Society
M/W 5:45 - 7:45 pm, Groom (course is 25% hybrid)

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets 3 times from 4:00-5:30 pm; presenters TBD

BPOLST 595 Grantwriting and Grantmanship
Class meets Saturdays (dates TBD) from 9:30am-2:00pm
John-Smith, course flyer (pdf)

BPOLST 598 Directed Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BPOLST 520 Internship
Prerequisites: Policy Process; Statistics for Policy Studies
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.