Getting Results Inside the Beltway: Power and Politics in Washington, D.C.
PPOL 3701 - 4 credits
|Dates:||June 9 - 14, 2013|
|Days:||Sunday - Friday|
|Registration Deadline:||May 1 or when course is full (SPACE IS LIMITED)|
Description: This course will provide a unique and intense perspective on policy-making in Washington, D.C., with specific emphasis on the fiscal crisis confronting the United States. Through specially-arranged one-on-one sessions with Washington-based lawmakers, decision-leaders, and policy experts, students will gain a generational understanding of the dysfunctionalities of the current budget process, the interest groups that shape the current dynamic, and the solutions that will be required for the United States to regain fiscal sanity and solvency - and to retain world leadership.
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or higher.
Approximate Travel Costs*:
|Airfare:||$350 (Students responsible for making flight arrangements.)|
|Program Fee:||$1,300 (Fee covers double-occupancy lodging, one group dinner, and participation in an alumni reception. Single occupancy rate available upon request. Program fee is applied to tuition bill.)|
|Ground Transportation:||$100 (Transportation to and from airport, public transportation pass)|
|Cancellation Fee:||$1,300 (Fee will be applied to student account in the event student drops course.)|
|Food:||$50 per day (Approximate)|
*These figures are estimates and subject to change. Cost of tuition is additional.
For more information regarding course content, contact Richard Caldwell at Richard.Caldwell@du.edu.
SPACE IS LIMITED TO 12 STUDENTS.
Deadline to apply is May 1 or when course is full. Application available online at PPOL 3701 Application.