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SPA-396 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6) Topics vary by section. Repeatable for credit with different topic.

SPA-396-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Health Policy
Health Policy (3) Overview of the structure and functions of the U.S. health care system, to include the existing public and private financing, organizational structures, delivery systems, and the interaction of these structures and systems with federal health reform policies.
SPA-396-001
Term: Spring 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Leaders and Leadership
Leaders and Leadership (3) This course introduces students to the study of leaders and leadership, starting with an analysis of the key theories of leadership, and then taking a close look at several short texts to consider the meaning and nature of genuine leadership.
SPA-396-002
Term: Spring 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Energy Policy and Politics
Energy Policy and Politics (3) This course examines the role of energy in modern economies and societies as well as the environmental, social, and security impacts of energy production and use. The class studies fossil fuels, nuclear, wind and solar energy, and new technologies such as tidal and advanced biomass. Particular attention is given to four aspects of the energy system: water, climate, health, and ecology. Also considered are renewable energy and efficiency and the policy, politics, and economics of technology innovation. The focus is on the United States, but global energy forces and trends are also included.