PUBPOL 475

PUBPOL 475.309: Topics: Higher Education and Public Policy

Level
Undergraduate
Term
Fall 2017
Days
Monday, Wednesday
Time
2:30-4:00 pm EDT
Course Section
309
U-M Course Number
31857
Credit Hours
3

Higher Education and Public Policy --- This course will examine the higher education sector from several different angles, but with an emphasis placed on the economic issues. Topics include the benefits of higher education, government's interest in promoting it, and various policies that impact access, persistence, and affordability, and accountability. Policies examined include financial aid, affirmative action, state and federal funding, regulation of the for-profit sector, and many others.