Politics and Policy in California
Public Policy H&S - Humanities & Sciences
State politics and policy making, including the roles of the legislature, legislative leadership, governor, special interests, campaign finance, advocacy groups, ballot initiatives, state and federal laws, media, and research organizations. Case studies involving budgets, education, pensions, health care, political reform, environmental reforms, water, transportation and more. Evaluation of political actions, both inside and outside of government, that can affect California policy and social outcomes. Meetings with elected officials, policymakers, and advocates in class and during a day-long field trip to Sacramento, assuming no COVID or related restrictions.
ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
This course has been approved for the following WAYS
Social Inquiry (SI)
Does this course satisfy the University Language Requirement?