PPS 116D - POLICY CHOICE AS VALUE CONFLICT

This course examines the ethical and moral complexities of public policy formation and implementation in the past and present. The aims of this course are 1.) To analyze and examine the varied moral foundations of public policy formation; 2.) To sharpen students’ capacity for ethical reasoning; and 3.) To locate contemporary policy debates within the

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HISTORY 196KS.01 - LEADERSHIP IN AMERICAN HISTORY

The seminar will focus on political, social, business, and artistic leaders in American history and problems which have called for leadership. In addition to selected short reading, students will examine closely the following: James MacGregor Burns’ “Leadership”; Walter Clark’s “Ox Bow Incident”; Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince”; May and R. Neustadt’s “Thinking in Time”; Robert Penn

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HISTORY 72D - AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

This seminar will examine the role of such myths as “rags to riches,” “beacon to the world,” the “frontier” and the “foreign devil” in defining the American character and determining the hopes, fears, dreams and actions of people throughout American History.

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PPS196.30 - TWENTYSOMETHING LEADERSHIP

The central goal of Twentysomething Leadership is to provide students with the knowledge, analytical competence, and skills needed to exercise leadership as they navigate the transition from college to post-college life. The course explores the many facets of leadership and leadership development during the period of emerging adulthood, particularly in understanding how values can be

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PPS196S.24 - MORAL LEADERSHIP & COURAGE

This course explores the many developmental facets of students’ moral courage, an outcome of the college experience. The course focuses on this topic at individual, organizational, and institutional levels. The core questions that the course addresses include: What is the meaning of moral courage to students? What are their codes of ethical values? In specific

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PPS 194 - LEADING AS A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

An introduction to social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial leadership, PPS 194 is geared toward students seeking a challenging learning experience that enables them to enhance their community as entrepreneurial leaders. Through this interactive class, students learn how to put a promising idea for social change into action. Students work to create an “entrepreneurial life plan,” reflecting

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PPS 140S.01 - WOMEN AS LEADERS

This course will teach students to better understand the challenges and opportunities facing women in their quest to practice leadership in public life. Students will understand the historical roots of our conceptions of leadership and the ways American women have worked with, around and on those ideas over the last two centuries.

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