This course will provide the student with an overview of the role that ethical, cultural, religious, and moral principles play in public policy. The course will introduce the student to common themes found in the foundational theories of ethics and morality in politics such as justice, equality, fairness, individual liberty, free enterprise, charity, fundamental human rights, and minimizing harm to others. These themes are integrated into various decision-making models. Students will examine five types of decision frameworks used to make and implement public policy, as well as rationales used to justify inequitable impact and outcomes of policies. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (Political Science 401)
National Security, Public Policy, Affirmative Action, Dilemmas, Government, Foreign Trade, Foreign Relations, Social Security, Commerce, Political Theory, EEO Compliance, Political Science, Ethics, Lobbying, Foreign Aid, Political Philosophy, Military Intervention, Rights, Income Tax, Relationships, Elections, Politics, Family, Philosophy
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