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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, Dolšak, 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 pm to 5:30 pm. Other sessions meet from 4:00 - 5:30 pm; 10/6 Ethnography in a National Security Landscape, Shannon Cram; 11/3 Extending the Conversation on Socially Engaged Geographic Visualization: Representing Spatial Inequality in Buffalo, New York, Christian Anderson and Jin-Kyu Jung ; 12/8 Casual Inference Methods, Tate Twinam

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 505 Leadership and Organizations
Th 5:45 - 10:00 pm, Nitta, course flyer (pdf)

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 three times. First meeting only from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Other sessions meet from 4:00 - 5:30 pm; 1/5 Trans of Color Poetics: Poetics of Life and Death, micha cárdenas; 2/2 Sexing Economy, S. Charusheela ; 3/1 Why the U.S. still needs Sex Slaves: Homeland Security, Amnesty International, & the Battle over Sex Work Decriminalization, Kari Lerum.

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 2016
 

Required Courses
 

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

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

Elective Courses

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

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

BPOLST 583 Issues in Environmental Policy: Conservation and Sustainable Development
M 5:45 - 10:00 pm, Groom

BPOLST 593 Topics in Policy Studies: Public Policy and Law
T/Th 5:45 - 7:45 pm, Streichler

BPOLST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets three times. First meeting only from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Other sessions meet from 4:00 - 5:30 pm; 4/5 The Elusive Sublime, Gary Carpenter; 5/3 Escaping Extinction, Amy Lambert; 6/7 Magnitude in Evolution, Rebecca Price.

BPOLST 595 Grantwriting and Grantsmanship
Class meets four times on Saturdays from 9:30am-2:00pm, John-Smith
Dates: 4/16, 4/30, 5/14, 5/21

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

 

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
 

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 12:30 - 1:50 pm, 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.