Foundations of Washington State's Governance System

Fall
Fall 2017
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Junior-Senior
Junior–Senior
Class Size: 25
4
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Stephen Buxbaum
political economy, community development and planning

Washington State’s local governance system was forged during two of our nation’s great mass democratic political actions – the Populist and Progressive movements. The cultural, economic and political forces that informed our state’s creation and development provide insight into how social movements develop and what factors contribute to their success and failure. Students will engage in primary source research of events that occurred following Washington’s territorial years to just prior to World War I. Class sessions will be interactive, combining presentations by the instructor and guests with seminar discussions. Learning objectives include developing students' critical thinking and writing skills.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

Public and non-profit administration and teaching.

4

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Junior-Senior
Class Standing: Junior–Senior
Class Size: 25
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Advertised schedule:

Monday 5:30 to 9:30p

Located in: Olympia