Course catalog

Plan your schedule or browse our course offerings.
Faculty directory
Winter 2021 Course Schedule | Fall 2020 Course ScheduleShowing 1 - 30 of 1794 results
PUBPOL 751-001

PUBPOL 751-001: Chinese Foreign Policy

/
Fall 2005
3:57-3:57 am EST
This part of the course introduces students to continuity and change in China's foreign policy, focusing on the reform era.
PUBPOL 456

PUBPOL 456: Local Government, Opportunity for Activism

John Hieftje
/
Fall 2010
3:57-3:57 am EST
What goes on in city government is in many ways more important to our lives than what happens in Washington. This course goes beyond the structure and theory of municipal government to look at how things really happen at the local level.
PubPol 778

PubPol 778: Project Skills Workshop

Elisabeth Gerber
/
Fall 2010
3:57-3:57 am EST

This is a professional skills workshop that is required for students enrolled in the Applied Policy Seminar (APS, PP578) and open to other MPP/ Master’s students. The workshop will be offered each semester, concurrent with the APS.

PUBPOL 631

PUBPOL 631: Economics of Education

/
Fall 2011
3:57-3:57 am EST
This course examines a number of popular approaches to education reform, using an economic lens to understand the theoretical rationale and potential impact of each.
PubPol 626

PubPol 626: The History and Future of Detroit

/
Fall 2012
3:57-3:57 am EST

No metropolis played a greater role in shaping the Twentieth Century world than did Detroit. This course focuses upon the history and future of Detroit emphasizing the private and governmental policies that now seek to revitalize the city.

PUBPOL 466

PUBPOL 466: History & Future of Detroit

Walter Reynolds Farley
Tuesday, Thursday
/
Fall 2020
11:30 am-12:50 pm EST

No large American city grew more rapidly than Detroit from 1900 to the 1930s.  Thanks to Henry Ford and the automobile manufacturing,  Detroit became the prosperous axis mundi of the world vehicle industry.  After World War II, Detroit seemed pois

PUBPOL 201

PUBPOL 201.001: Systematic Thinking: Problems of the Day

Paul Courant
Tuesday, Thursday
/
Fall 2015
1:00-2:30 pm EST

The main idea that we want to get across is implicit in the title: Systematic thinking - largely from the social sciences, but with the application of scientific methods and knowledge more generally - can make a significant difference in the way w

PUBPOL 515

PUBPOL 515.451: Non-Market Strategy

Tuesday
/
Fall 2015
6:30-9:30 pm EST

Shaping the Rules of the Game --- Most business courses teach you how to play the game of business within the rules. This course is about the rules themselves, their creation and their enforcement.

PUBPOL 210

PUBPOL 210.001: Health & Society: Introduction to Public Health

Tuesday, Thursday
/
Fall 2016
2:30-4:00 pm EST

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to the major issues of health and health care in the United States — what they are, what determines them, and how they can be altered. In so doing, the course surveys the field of public health.

PUBPOL 475

PUBPOL 475: Imagining the Global Environment: History, Science, Policy

Monday, Wednesday
/
Fall 2016
10:00-11:30 am EST

What is a “global” environmental problem, and how do we “know” when we have one? How have societies conceived of the environment in the past, and how might we re-imagine our relationship to the environment today to ensure a sustainable future?

PUBPOL 710

PUBPOL 710.001: Interdisciplinary Problem Solving

/
Fall 2018
3:57-3:57 am EST
  
 

Interdisciplinary Problem Solving --- "Interdisciplinary Problem Solving" is a course offered at the Law School through the Problem Solving Initiative (PSI).