POLS 465 - Public Policy Analysis

  • 3 credits

Methods and tools used in the practice of policy analysis and evaluation of current public policy; emphasis on applied analysis.


POLS 101 (American Government and Politics).

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, 4th Ed. (2012)
    Bardach, Eugene
    ISBN: 978-1608718429
  • Analyzing Policy: Choices, Conflicts, and Practices, 1st Ed. (2000)
    Munger, Michael C.
    ISBN: 978-0393973990


Jaclyn (Susan) Opp


Dr. Jaclyn (Susan) Opp received her Ph.D. from the University of Louisville in 2007. Her research interests include sustainability local economic development urban policy and public administration.