PubPol 423

PubPol 423: Political Campaign Strategy & Tactics

Level
Undergraduate
Term
Winter 2023
Session
Winter 2023
Days
Tuesday
Time
5:30-8:20 pm EST
Course Location
1210 Weill Hall
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
21100
Credit Hours
3

This course will introduce you to the art and science of political campaigning. Topics to be covered include a heavy emphasis on political communications, including speeches and debates, crafting and framing a message, earned media, paid media, digital and social media, voter contact, and field. 

PubPol 423 will also examine campaign planning and management, polling and research, identifying, targeting and turning out voters, coalitions and interest groups, budgeting and fundraising, the political environment and Get Out The Vote efforts.

Notes:

Ford minor students can register for electives beginning December 1
Non-Ford students can register for Ford electives beginning December 6