Public Policy Formation
Seoul, South Korea
Area of Study
Development Studies, Political Science, Public Policy Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course examines the process by which public organizations selectively attend to
complex social problems and the ways that policy solutions are formulated and
determined. To enhance an understanding of such crucial phases of the policy formation,
key concepts and theories are examined along with systematic discussion of relevant
Deborah Stone, Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making, Third edition (W.
W. Norton & Company, 2012).
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations