International and urban immersion programs for JPST concentration in Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy

 

Program:

HECUA: Inequality in America; The Politics of Empowerment (Twin Cities)

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

One course from another area

Political Sociology of Building Power, Change and Equity

Another course from another area

Inequality in America: A Political Economy Approach

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

1st applied communication course

Advanced Internship Theory & Practice – if internship is well-matched and requires “hands on” communication work.

Two or three of the three-course requirement in the following areas:

  • ·   Economics
  • ·   Public Policy in the US
  • ·   Sociology
  • ·                      

Options here would replace (not double dip with) course equivalences above.  JPST department chair and HECUA professor should consult to identify the best options in light of student interests and internship opportunities.

     

 

Program:

HECUA: Environmental Sustainability (Twin Cities)

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

(w/ focus on Environmental Studies)

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement taken for credit

Internship

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

One-to-three of the three-course requirement in the following area:

  • ·   Environmental Studies

Department chair and HECUA professor should consult to identify the best options in light of student interests and internship opportunities.

  • ·   ECON 370: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • ·   COJO 372: Environmental Communication

Other alternatives if a student is taking other designated ENVR courses at UST.

 

     

 

Program:

HECUA: Environmental Sustainability (Twin Cities)

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

(for students with a focus other than Environmental Studies)

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

Course in Economics area:  ECON 370 

or

Course in Environmental Studies area: ENVR 351

Adaptive Ecosystem Management

Course in Public Policy in the US area: POLI 303

or

Course in Environmental Studies area: ENVR 151 or 212 or 351

or

Course in Sociology area:  SOCI 110 or 251

Social Dimensions of Environmental Change

1st applied communication course

Field / Research Methods and Investigation

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

2nd applied communication course

Internship can also meet this requirement if it is well-matched with policy focus.  E.g. an internship in a legislative office or environmental lobby would fit with “Public Policy in the US” focus.

     

 

Program:

HECUA: The New Norway (Scandinavia)

Works best with:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

(but may only meet 3 JPST course requirements)

Preapproved course equivalents:

One course from another area

The Scandinavian Welfare States in an Age of Globalization (8 hours credit)

Another course from another area

Other possible equivalents

Internship requirement (not necessarily for credit)

Internship – student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester to confirm.

1st or 2nd applied communication course

Independent Study – student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester to confirm.

Fine Arts requirement – NOT approved by JPST; consult with Academic Counseling

Scandinavian Art, Film, and Literature

     

 

Program:

HECUA: New Zealand Culture and the Environment

Works best with:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internships, Field Work, and Integration

One course from another area

Maori Perspectives, Pluralism, and National Identity

Another course from another area

Sustainability, Ecology, and New Zealand Environmental Policy

1st applied communication course

Internship may also met this requirement if well-matched, involving “hands-on” communication work.

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

One-to-three of the three-course requirement in the following area:

  • ·   Environmental Studies

Students with a focus on Environmental Studies may apply have 12 hours applied to some or all of the three-course requirement.

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Mexico: Migration and Globalization

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

Internship requirement

Internship

One course from another area

POL/WST 341: Globalization, Social Struggles, and the Environment

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

1st applied communication course

Internship taken for credit, if sufficiently “hands-on”

Another course from another area

or

2nd applied communication course

Student should get approval from JPST chair early in the semester

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Southern Africa: Nation Building, Globalization, and Decolonizing the Mind (based in Namibia)

As applied to:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

THEO 421 Theologies of Justice & Peace

Religion 346: Religion and Social Change in Southern Africa (May require approval from the UST Theology Dept. to meet 3rdtheology requirement.)

Internship requirement

Internship

1-2 of three-course requirement in one of the following areas:

·   Economics

·   Environmental Studies

·   Geography

·   Public Policy in the US

·   Foreign Policy & International Relations

·   Sociology

or

Another course from another area

Interdisciplinary Studies 312/Political Science 354: The Politics of Development in Southern Africa

 

Political Science 353: Political and Social Change in Southern Africa

One course from another area

History 327:  Racism and Resistance in Southern Africa and the U.S.

Possible equivalents, with approval from JPST department chair:

1st applied communication course

Internship should involve media, journalism, etc. Student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester.

Various possibilities

Independent study.  Student should check back with JPST chair early in the semester.

     

 

Program:

Augsburg CGE:  Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement (Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica)

Works best with:

Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy concentration

Preapproved course equivalents:

THEO 421 Theologies of Justice & Peace

Religion 366: Latin America Liberation Theologies(May require approval from the UST Theology Dept. to meet 3rd theology requirement.)

1-2 of three-course requirement in one of the following areas:

·   Economics

·   Environmental Studies

·   Geography

·   Public Policy in the US

·   Foreign Policy & International Relations

·   Sociology

or

·   Another course from another area

History/Women’s Studies 355:  Cultural Conflict and Change in Latin America: The Central America Context

 

Political Science 310:  Citizen Participation within a Globalized Economy: A Nicaragua Case Study