Course catalog

Plan your courses or browse our course offerings.
Faculty directory
Fall 2020 Course ScheduleShowing 481 - 510 of 1713 results
PUBPOL 521

PUBPOL 521.008: Introduction to Policy Writing

Wednesday
/
Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EDT

This course teaches the norms of policy writing to 1st year policy students. Through small workshops, students will analyze approaches to different types of policy writing.

PUBPOL 778

PUBPOL 778.001: Project Skills Workshop

Elisabeth Gerber
Friday
/
Fall 2017
1:00-2:30 pm EDT

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

PUBPOL 626

PUBPOL 626.001: The History and Future of Detroit

Walter Reynolds Farley
Tuesday, Thursday
/
Fall 2017
8:30-10:00 am EDT

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 499

PUBPOL 499.001: Senior Seminar in Applied Public Policy

Janet Weiss
Monday
/
Fall 2017
4:00-7:00 pm EDT

This course offers senior public policy students an opportunity to conduct a policy analysis project in an area of their interest. Each student will identify a policy outcome of personal interest, and analyze strategies to advance that outcome.

PUBPOL 692

PUBPOL 692.001: Thinking About Crime

David Thacher
Tuesday, Thursday
/
Fall 2017
1:00-2:30 pm EDT

As Chief of the New York City Police Department, William Bratton was fond of saying that the crime rate has the same meaning for a police department as profits have for a business--that the crime rate is the bottom line of policing.

PUBPOL 529

PUBPOL 529.001: Statistics

Jonathan Hanson
Tuesday, Thursday
/
Fall 2017
2:30-4:00 pm EDT

This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.