Example Syllabi

First let me state what this entry is not.  The links you will find below are not the syllabi for those entering in the fall of 2010.  The syllabi listed below are samples taken from courses taught in the past for some of our core requirements.  Faculty are working over the summer to determine the exact content of classes for the upcoming semester and syllabi will be handed out during the first week of classes.

What this entry is trying to accomplish is to provide you with samples of content of our core degree courses from the past.  Some incoming students have made requests for examples from past courses and our curricular affairs office passed along the following.

So, please feel free to explore the syllabuses provided below to get an idea of the coursework and reading requirements.  Consider this a taste of a few of our offerings to get familiar with the work load and types of assignments you might expect.

SIPA U4200-01 – Economics for International and Public Affairs Sequence

SIPA U6400-01 Economic Analysis Sequence



MIA – Conceptual Foundations

MPA – The Politics of Policymaking