PubP

Minors + Certificates:

LST, Business, EAS, CS

Student Orgs:

Atlanta Academy on Science and Innovation Policy

Georgia Tech Mock Trial Team

Intellectual Property Student Organization

Meg & Sam Flax Lecture Series on Public Policy

Overview:

Learn about policy making and the system of laws that govern a group of people on a local, state, and national level. Learn to critically think and make informed decisions about the world around us to pursue a career related to government or policy making.

Advisor Contact:

Leslie Ross

Intro Courses:

POL 1101  Government of the United States

The purposes, structure, and functions of national and state governments, focusing on participation, institutions, and the policy process. Foundations of law, civil rights and civil liberties, role of the media, parties and elections, and policy processes.

PUBP 2010  Political Processes

Introduction to political models and theories of policy making. Agenda-setting, stakeholder involvement, policy adoption, policy design and implementation, evaluation, and advocacy.