Carnegie Mellon University

Advocacy, Policy, and Practice

Course Number: 84-348

This course examines the role that advocacy and advocacy organizations play at all stages of the policymaking and implementation process, from grassroots to professional advocacy organizations, public facing communications initiatives to internal policy-focused actions. Part of the course will focus on the history of advocacy in policy making, and case studies will be used to explore the players, outcomes, and influences of advocates when designing and implementing policy.

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Semester(s): Spring, Mini 4
Required/Elective: Elective
Units: 6
Location(s): Washington, DC

Learning Objectives

Students will acquire the requisite skills to identify critical issues requiring policy, design advocacy methods, and prepare implementation guidelines.

Spring 2023- Mini 4
Thursday
5:30 - 8:20 PM

This course is only open to students participating in the CMU/WSP.

Elective course for the following IPS degrees:
BS International Relations and Politics
Additional Major in International Relations and Politics
BS Economics and Politics
Additional Major in Economics and Politics
Minor in Politics and Public Policy