2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Nov 30, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HUMN 8201 - Intellectual Traditions of Public Policy and Public Administration


(4 cr.) In this course, students have the opportunity to gain a scholarly perspective on public policy and administration that traces major theories associated with the field and the political, social, and economic context within which these theories developed. Students explore and assess the historical and contemporary roles and relationships of the public and nonprofit sectors in the United States. They examine the “layers of government” and their interdependence between local municipalities, county, state, and federal levels. Students employ doctoral-level skills, including research, analysis, and scholarly writing, to analyze and explicate ongoing controversies and debates in the field; through these assignments, students develop new perspectives and recommendations in the field as well as contribute to their own professional development.



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