PubPol 425

PubPol 425: Politics and Policies at the State Level: Reinventing Michigan

Level
Undergraduate
Term
Fall 2011
Time
5:29-5:29 pm EST
Credit Hours
3

States enjoy enormous away over education, transportation, health care, and other policies. Politicians and interest groups that shape decisions differ in many respects to those active at the federal and local levels. In this course, students will appreciate the policy territory carved out state government, understand the physics of it policymaking, and learn about its career opportunities. Students will carry out simulations of policymaking in a mock legislature, deliberating on Gov. Snyder's plan to reinvent Michigan.