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17.307 American Public Policy for Washington Interns

Prereq: Permission of instructor
U (Fall, Spring)
12 Units. HASS-S

Examines US policymaking process, with special attention to making of policy for science and technology. Subject spans Spring and Fall terms. Spring term attends to origins and development of American policymaking institutions and their roles in settling controversial policy questions. Fall term focuses on development of representative policies in the US, such as pollution controls, biotechnical engineering, and telecommunications. Selection and participation in Washington Summer Internship program required. Fulfills undergraduate public policy requirement in the major and minor.

C. Stewart

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