Program Curriculum

Current Courses

Below are the proposed Policy Studies graduate courses for 2014 - 2015. This schedule is subject to change. Consult the time schedule for the most up-to-date information.


2014 - 2015 Schedule


Autumn Quarter 2014
 

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, Kochis
 

Elective Courses
 

BPOLST 583 Issues in Environmental Policy: International Organizations and Ocean Management
M/W 10:30 - 11:50 am, Dolšak, UW Seattle campus, course flyer

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

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets 9/30, 11/4, 12/2 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 2015
 

Required Courses
 

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

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

Elective Courses
 

BPOLST 583 Issues in Environmental Policy: Environmental Politics
W 5:45 - 10 pm, Gardner

BPOLST 593 Topics in Policy Studies: Urban Planning and Geography
TBD, Jung

BPOLST 5xx US Foreign Policy in the Middle East
W 5:45 - 10 pm, Dana

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets 1/6, 2/3, 3/3 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, Dolšak

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 8:45 - 10:45 am, Kochis

BPOLST 586 Issues in Education Policy
W 5:45 - 10:00 pm, Jacoby

BPOLST 5xx Gender, Law, and Policy
W 5:45 - 10:00 pm, Walsh

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets 3/31, 5/5, 6/2 from 4:00-5:30 pm; presenters TBD

BPOLST 593A Topics in Policy Studies: Expedition Seattle - Towards and Inventory of Power and Community in the Emerald City
W 5:45 - 10 pm, Anderson

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.