Program Curriculum

Current Courses

Below are the proposed Policy Studies graduate courses for 2013 - 2014. This schedule is subject to change. Consult the time schedule for the most up-to-date information.

2013 - 2014 Schedule


Autumn Quarter 2013
 

Required Courses
 

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

BPOLST 501 Public Finance and Budgeting (Year 1)
T 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 Responses to Global Climate Change
M 5:45 - 10 pm, Dolšak, UW Seattle campus

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

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets 10/1, 11/5, 12/3 from 4:00-5:30 pm
10/1: Mindful Games: Games and Consciousness; Wanda Gregory
11/5: Reappraisal of the Urban Sprawl in the Metropolis and Detecting its Methodologies: The Case of Seoul Metropolitan Region, Korea; Jungyeop Shin
12/3: What Caused the Arab Revolts?: Exploring State-Society Relations in the Arab World; Karam Dana

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 2014
 

Required Courses
 

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

BPOLST 505 Leadership and Organizations (Year 2)
T 5:45 – 10 pm, Nitta

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, course flyer

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets 1/7, 2/4, 3/4 from 4:00-5:30 pm
1/7: We are Attica or We are Nothing": Women Radicals and Antiracist Resistance to the Carceral State in the Long 1960s; Emily Thuma
2/4: Re-Mapping Imaginary and Imagined Communities; Ted Hiebert and Jin-Kyu Jung
3/4: Another ‘History of the Voice’: Researching 'Fans,' 'People,' and 'Citizens'; Susan Harewood

BPOLST 593 Topics in Policy Studies: Innovation and the Public School Systems of the Future
M 6:00-9:00 pm, Gross and Lake (3 credits), course flyer

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 2014
 

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 576 Education Policy and Politics
MW 1:15-3:15, Nitta, course flyer

BPOLST 583 Issues in Environmental Policy: Environmental Justice and Neoliberalism
W 5:45 - 10:00 pm, Ottinger, course flyer

BPOLST 584 Issues in Labor and Human Resources: Global Labor Markets
W 5:45 - 10:00 pm, Jacoby, course flyer

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets 4/1, 5/6, 6/3 from 4:00-5:30 pm
4/1: The Astounding Social Geographies of Everyday Life on a Single New York City Street; Christian Anderson
5/6: What do you know about evolution?: Assessing undergraduate students' conceptions; Becca Price
6/3: Animality and Poetic Voice: from Virginia Woolf's Flush to Bhanu Kapil's Humanimal; Sarah Dowling

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 595 Grantwriting and Grantsmanship 
Saturdays (4/19, 4/26, 5/17, and 5/31) 9:30am - 2:00 pm; John-Smith (2 credits), course flyer

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

 

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

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



* 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.