This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
POLS 220 Introduction to Public Policy (3 Hours)
This course introduces the policymaking process. It provides an overview of key theories of public policymaking and of the actors involved in the policymaking process; it examines incentives, enhancements, and constraints that shape the policymaking process; and it equips students with the tools to analyze and evaluate of the impact of public policy. Several public policy areas are examined.