Jul 04, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Urban Affairs and Public Policy

  
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    UAPP 702 - Research Methods in Urban and Public Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    RESEARCH METH URBAN/PUB POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    This course exposes students to how high quality research in the field of urban and public policy is designed and conducted, and how it can be utilized for making important decisions about the design, implementation and evaluation of projects, programs and policies.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 703 - Urban Society and Public Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    URBAN SOCIETY & PUBLIC POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    The course focuses on how individuals and groups contribute to the metropolitan environment and how they react and adapt to their communities. It begins with an examination of city life in early decades of the twentieth century and concludes with a consideration of how globalization is transforming metropolitan communities.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 706 - Plan Sustainable Communities & Regions

    Credit(s): 3
    PLAN SUST COMMS & REGIONS
    Component: Lecture
    Examines theory and methods for planning for more sustainable communities and regions in a global context in the twenty-first century. Sustainable development is defined and theories of sustainable planning presented that meet goals in the areas of environment, economy, and equity (the Three Es). After discussion of issues central to sustainable planning, course looks at tools for sustainable planning and how current land use and regional planning is and can become more oriented to sustainability. The University of Delaware is featured as an example of sustainable planning.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with GEOG 634 .
  
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    UAPP 707 - Public Policy Analysis

    Credit(s): 3
    PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS
    Component: Lecture
    Develops skills in conducting and critiquing professional policy analysis. Practice application of research methodologies to analyze contemporary public problems and potential policy solutions.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 709 - Advanced Topics in Economics for the Public and Non-Profit Sectors

    Credit(s): 3
    ADVANCED PUBLIC ECONOMICS
    Component: Lecture
    Building on the base of knowledge acquired in UAPP 693  or similiar coursework, students will learn about how economic activity is measured, how the national economy is managed, and how public goods and services are financed at different levels of government. In addition, a variety of real world examples will be used to explore how public policy can be used to enhance the functioning of private markets, the promotion of economic growth, and the minimization of negative externalities, such as pollution and economic inequality.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: UAPP 693  or ECON 503 or ECON 801 .
    Course Typically Offered: Spring

  
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    UAPP 714 - Policy Studio

    Credit(s): 3-6
    POLICY STUDIO
    Component: Lecture
    Capstone experience for MPP students that synthesizes and applies the knowledge and skills developed in the program to an integrative group project  exploring a public policy problem faced by a real-life public or non-profit organization.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 715 - Media, Citizenship & Public Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    MEDIA,CITZENSHP & PUBLIC POLIC
    Component: Lecture
    This course examines the structure, role, influence, and effect that the media have on public policies and the implications for citizenship.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 716 - Applied Creativity

    Credit(s): 3
    APPLIED CREATIVITY
    Component: Lecture
    Provides foundational knowledge in research and practice of creativity theory and creative problem-solving in entrepreneurial contexts. Topics include creativity processes, including creative problem solving models and methods, idea-generating techniques, and developing a creative disposition.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENTR 616 .
  
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    UAPP 717 - Design Thinking and Innovation

    Credit(s): 3
    DESIGN THINKING AND INNOVATION
    Component: Lecture
    Addresses the integration and application of design processes and design thinking to enhance innovation. Students engage in multidisciplinary exploration of design theory and practice, specifically applying design ideas, principles and approaches. The role of user-centered research, divergent thinking, and iteration to enhance innovation are emphasized.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENTR 617 .
  
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    UAPP 730 - Topics in Public Policy

    Credit(s): 1-3
    TOPICS IN PUBLIC POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    Special topics in public policy and administration. Topics will vary. Offers an additional and advanced opportunity to delve into public policy and administration in the context of the current sociopolitical and economic environment. Expands knowledge and understanding of the issues confronting the sector as a whole and builds analytic and problem-solving skills.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 9 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: May be repeated for nine credits when topics vary.
  
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    UAPP 733 - Washington D.C. Policy Practicum

    Credit(s): 3-6
    WASHINGTON D.C. POLICY PRACTIC
    Component: Lecture
    Students will live in Washington D.C. and be placed in intern positions. Class will include lectures and site visits and discussions with practitioners and instructors.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Approval of instructor.
  
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    UAPP 739 - Renew Energy and Climate: Law, Regulation and Environment

    Credit(s): 1-3
    RENEWABLE ENERGY & CLIMATE
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to US laws and regulations pertaining to greenhouse gases and the generation, transmission, and integration of renewable energy into the electrical, transportation and building heat systems. Explores judicial opinions but also considers technical and scientific sources.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with MAST 639 .
  
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    UAPP 761 - Conflict Resolution Collab Prob Solving

    Credit(s): 3
    CONFLICT RESOLUTION, PROB SOLV
    Component: Lecture
    This course is will examine the nature of interpersonal conflicts in organizations and communities, and methods of resolution through negotiation and collaborative problem-solving. Students will learn how to select and apply appropriate conflict management techniques.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 801 - Processes of Social Inquiry

    Credit(s): 3
    PROCESSES OF SOCIAL INQUIRY
    Component: Lecture
    Explores philosophical underpinnings of social inquiry and epistemological and methodological issues surrounding development and use of social research. Encourages students to consider role of critical analysis in social change. Students prepare research designs on topics of their choosing and are assisted by instructors in developing them into thesis and dissertation proposals.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 802 - Electricity Policy and Planning

    Credit(s): 3
    ELECTRICITY POLICY & PLANNING
    Component: Lecture
    Analyzes the technological and regulatory policy evolution of the electricity industry. Considers how technology innovations and policy/regulatory actions have guided the planning of the industry from its early days.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENEP 802 .
    Course Typically Offered: Fall

  
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    UAPP 810 - Political Economy of the Environment

    Credit(s): 3
    POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ENVIRONMN
    Component: Lecture
    Reviews major theories developed over the last half century to explain naturesociety relations. Policy case studies on environmental justice, trade and environment, global climate change, and sustainable development used to evaluate current range of political-economic explanations of nature-society relations. International, national and local responses to these problems are analyzed.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENEP 810 MAST 814  and POSC 814 .  
    Course Typically Offered: Fall

  
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    UAPP 818 - Environmental Politics and Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    ENVIRNMNTL POLITICS AND POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    U.S. and international environmental politics, policies, laws, and agreements regarding air, water, and natural resource protection. Examines environmental governance regimes, politics and science, theories of environmental policy, public and private interaction, and epistemic communities in global warming, ozone layer protection, environmental public health, etc.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with POSC 818 , MAST 871  and ENEP 818 .
  
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    UAPP 820 - International Perspectives on Energy and Environment

    Credit(s): 3
    INT’L PERSPECTVS ON ENERGY/ENV
    Component: Lecture
    Policy analysis and political economy at international energy and environmental issues and problems. Encompasses international and multi-national government and private sector organizations, as well as non-governmental, non-profit organizations.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENEP 820 .
    Course Typically Offered: Spring

  
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    UAPP 821 - Proseminar: Technology, Environment and Society

    Credit(s): 3
    PROSEMINAR:TECH ENVRNMNT & SOC
    Component: Lecture
    Over the last two centuries, forces of industrialization and urbanization have transformed economic, social and political life and the natural environment. Examines theories that explain and assess these transformations, with the goal of fostering critical analysis of social and environmental transformation in international, national and local contexts.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENEP 821 .
  
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    UAPP 822 - Proseminar in Governance, Planning and Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    PROSEM:GOVNACE, PLNNG & POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    Deals with policy and research issues concerning the making, administering and outcomes of public policies affecting urban populations and with how urban governance, planning and management processes are influenced by the interaction of the public, private and third sectors at the local, national and international scales.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 823 - Proseminar: Social and Urban Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    PROSEMINAR:SOCIAL&URBAN POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    Social policy attempts to promote the well-being of individuals, families and communities through public action. Explores efforts to address social and economic problems in urban society. Considers differential policy impacts by social class, race/ethnicity, gender and age. Topics: welfare, housing, social security, health, education, criminal justice and employment.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with EDUC 825 , HDFS 823 .
  
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    UAPP 824 - Sustainable Energy Policy and Planning

    Credit(s): 3
    SUSTAINABLE ENERGY POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    Analyzes sustainable energy strategies in terms of their technology, economics, impacts on the environment and governance attributes. Also analyzes policy options to facilitate a sustainable energy future.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENEP 824 . RESTRICTIONS: Graduate students with a background in policy, economics and/or technology. Senior-level undergraduate students only with permission of the instructor.
    Course Typically Offered: Spring

  
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    UAPP 830 - Proseminar Public Management and Leadership

    Credit(s): 3
    PUBLIC MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP
    Component: Lecture
    Reviews theories, concepts, and research in the fields of public management leadership and focuses on emerging areas of scholarship and practice. Draws from interdisciplinary literature in the areas of public administration, organizational behavior and leadership, and management science and practice. Attention is focused on organizational performance, management effectiveness, organizational change and institutional responsiveness. Addresses the linkages of public management leadership to democratic and participatory institutions at all levels of community, from organizations to nations.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 860 - Internship Seminar

    Credit(s): 1
    INTERNSHIP SEMINAR
    Component: Internship
    Involves the submission of a work plan supervisory assessment and reflective paper following the completion of a three-month (or equivalent) fieldwork experience that has been approved by the SPPA Internship Coordinator. An MPA requirement.
    Allowed Units: 1 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 862 - Teaching Practicum in Urban Affairs and Public Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    TEACHING PRACTICUM IN UAPP
    Component: Independent Study
    In consultation with a SUAPP faculty member and based on the student’s long-term goals and professional background, the student participates in the development (or revision) and teaching of a course. Exposes Ph.D. students who anticipate teaching careers to the pedagogical issues, and planning and implementation of course instruction.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 12 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    PREREQ: One semester of Ph.D. graduate study. RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of academic advisor and faculty member sponsoring practicum.
  
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    UAPP 864 - Internship Fieldwork

    Credit(s): 2
    INTERNSHIP FIELDWORK
    Component: Laboratory
    Three-month (or equivalent) compensated fieldwork, followed by the submission of a reflective paper. Requires prior approval of the SUAPP Internship Coordinator, completion of a work plan, and a professional performance evaluation by the site supervisor.
    Allowed Units: 2 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: UAPP 860 .
  
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    UAPP 865 - Dissertation Proposal Practicum

    Credit(s): 3
    DISSERTATION PROPOSAL PRACTICU
    Component: Discussion
    Workshop for students in the PhD program in Urban Affairs and Public Policy on the preparation of their doctoral dissertation proposals.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
  
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    UAPP 866 - Special Problem

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 867 - Seminar

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 868 - Research

    Credit(s): 1-6
    RESEARCH
    Component: Research
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 869 - Master’s Thesis

    Credit(s): 1-6
    MASTER’S THESIS
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    UAPP 870 - Readings

    Credit(s): 1-6
    READINGS
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring

  
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    UAPP 872 - Analytical Paper

    Credit(s): 3
    ANALYTICAL PAPER
    Component: Independent Study
    Demonstrates the student’s ability to analyze a particular policy or administrative problem and develop an appropriate response.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: A requirement of the M.A. program.
    Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring


Women’s Studies

  
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    WOMS 566 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    WOMS 567 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    WOMS 604 - Foundations in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Credit(s): 3


    FOUNDATIONS IN WGS STUDIES
    Component: Lecture
    This graduate seminar provides an in-depth overview of historical and contemporary debates, methodological and pedagogical approaches, and activist genealogies that will enable graduate students to expand their research agendas. It will examine key concepts such as women, gender, sex, sexuality, masculinity, and intersectionality from multiple disciplinary approaches. The course will stimulate interdisciplinary translation and collaboration through materials drawn from the humanities, social sciences and feminist science studies.

     
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option

  
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    WOMS 605 - Feminist Praxis

    Credit(s): 3
    FEMINIST PRAXIS
    Component: Lecture

    This course provides an overview of feminist research methodology providing both a philosophical analysis of feminist research and practical training in methodological approaches. The course texts will address the relationship between knowledge production, the authors producing it, and the knowledge being produced. Students will consider what counts as evidence in different disciplines, feminist epistemological challenges, research ethics, the role of social position in knowledge production, and ethical and political issues and dilemmas for feminist researchers. Students will also get direct training in formulating research questions, selecting methods for answering research questions, and justifying their methodological choices.

     
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option

  
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    WOMS 606 - Critical Feminist Pedagogy

    Credit(s): 4
    CRITICAL FEMINIST PEDAGOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Explore the conceptual relationship between critical pedagogy and feminism. The course will use a feminist lens to explore questions involving sex and sexuality, gender, technology, and the possibilities of teaching as praxis involving power, hierarchy, social change, transformation and revolution. 1-credit seminar with an associated 3-credit teaching practicum. Students will lead discussion sessions in conjunction with 200 level Women’s Studies classes.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    WOMS 608 - Certificate Writing Requirement

    Credit(s): 1
    CERTIFICATE WRITING REQUIREMEN
    Component: Lecture
    This course requires students to submit an extended piece of scholarly writing in Women and Gender Studies. This may be part of an MA thesis, a Ph.D. dissertation or an essay of publishable quality.
    Allowed Units: 1 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    WOMS 610 - Critical Issues in Feminist Scholarship

    Credit(s): 3
    CRITCL ISS IN FEM SCHOLARSHIP
    Component: Lecture
    Provides a survey introduction to women’s studies for graduate students.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    WOMS 666 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
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    WOMS 667 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
 

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