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Fall 2017
Aug 24, 2019
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PPOL 776 - National Science Policy
PPOL 776: NATIONAL SCIENCE POLICY. The course operates on the premise that the development and implementation of national science policy is fundamentally important to the future of our economy, environment, national defense etc., but little understood. The course will focus on:
1) The development of national science policy in the Administration (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and science agencies--NSF, NIH, NASA, NOAA, DOE, DoD, Interior etc.) and Congress.
2) The role of big science in American society. 
3) How scientists fit into national science policy making.
(1.5 credits, 1st module). 

1.500 Credit hours
1.500 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Juris Doctor
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Public Policy Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, Concentration, or Certificate):
      Int'l Development Policy
      Law/Public Policy
      Policy Management
      Public Policy

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