Course Description


Introduces the basic concepts and processes underlying policy analysis, including application of these concepts to economic and budgetary policy, health care policy, welfare and social security policy, education policy, and environmental and energy policy.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Riverside, School of Public Policy

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: ACGH, SS.

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
Major Requirement: requirement for Public Policy Majors/Minors

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major, Muir: 1 course in a Social Sciences theme in "Government and Economics"

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: This course will apply to Area D automatically upon completion

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Creators

Bruce Babcock
David Brady
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