Spring for 2017-2018
Students use their knowledge and skills, working with a small group of fellow students, to analyze a real?world policy question for a client organization. In consultation with a faculty member, students conceptualize and examine the question in an analytically rigorous manner. By interacting with a client organization, students develop an understanding of the policy issue facing the organization and determine the appropriate approach to addressing it so that they can provide a systematic analysis. Students gain an understanding of the many steps and decisions that are needed to produce a policy analysis with real-world problems and organizations. They also gain an appreciation of the nuances and challenges of different organizations and the unique approaches that are needed to provide useful information in different settings.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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