SUMMER COURSES IN THE CITY
ANDREW YOUNG SCHOOL
OF POLICY STUDIES

Summer Courses in the City at the Andrew Young School

The Andrew Young School is offering the Summer Courses in the City series for students interested in combining challenging coursework with a unique Atlanta experience. The series offers a broad range of opportunities for students to engage with many of our top faculty in the classroom and government agencies and nonprofit organizations outside the classroom. These courses will offer guest speakers and excursions in Atlanta to connect what you’re learning to the world around you.

 

Do Good in the City

Make the world a better place over the summer.  Complete an internship with a nonprofit organization while learning more about the role of nonprofits in society or while studying the critical policy issues that nonprofits and governments face today.

PMAP 3210  INTRODUCTION TO NONPROFITS  MW  1055  1325
PMAP 3311  CRITICAL POLICY ISSUES  MW  1645  1915
PMAP 4941  INTERNSHIP  TBA  TBA

 

Crime and Punishment

This cluster of courses examines two of the major components of the criminal justice system, policing and corrections, and ties them together by looking at the prevention of family violence, one of the nation’s most pressing crime problems.

CRJU 2110  POLICING IN AMERICA  MW  1055  1325
CRJU 2310  CORRECTIONS  MW  800  1020
CRJU 4070  FAMILY VIOLENCE & CJ  MW  1350 1620

 

International & Monetary Economics

International transactions are all over the news these days; is it bad to buy imported goods? How much do U.S. businesses depend on other countries to buy goods and services from us? Deepen your knowledge of foreign trade flows with these courses in international economics!

ECON 4500   MONEY AND CREDIT  TR  1645  1915
ECON 4800   INTERNATIONAL TRADE  TR  800  1020
ECON 4810   INTERNATIONAL FINANCE  MW  1055  1325

 

Politics & Policy in the City

How do American cities develop policies to tackle the challenges they face? Learn how politics, the economy, and the planning process shape cities, and develop new analytical skills for helping cities choose which policy tools to use to solve urban problems.

PMAP 3011  POLICY POLITICS AMERICAN CITY  MW  1350  1620
PMAP 4061  INTRO TO POLICY ANALYSIS  TR  1645  1915
PMAP 3411  CONTEMPORARY PLANNING  MW  1055 1325

 

Students are advised to take no more than two courses in the 6-7 week summer sessions.