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SIW 105: Education Policy

This seminar has three primary goals: 1) introduce today¿s major education policy issues; 2) investigate the ways education policy questions are addressed at the federal level, and by implication, the state and local levels; and 3) develop skills to develop and recommend appropriate policy options and solutions. You will become familiar with major education policy questions and over the course of the quarter, analyze these issues, consider policy options, and provide written and oral support for possible solutions.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-AmerCul

SIW 107: Civil Rights Law

This course analyzes the major civil rights laws that Congress has enacted since the 1960s, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Fair Housing Act, the Public Accommodations ACt, the AGe Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The course provides an in-depth study of the statutory language of each of these laws, examines how courts have interpreted the statutes, and explores the policy arguments in favor and against such laws. The course also reviews the history context surrounding the enactment of these statutes, including an examination of the civil rights movement as a political and social force.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-ED

SIW 119: U. S. and Europe: Cooperation or Competition?

How are Brexit, Trump, Merkel and Macron reshaping the key relationship between the US and Europe? At a time of rising international threats from Russia, China, the Middle East, and Africa, as well as the challenges of populism, Euro-Skepticism, and Islamist terrorism, this course explores the Trans-Atlantic alliance that has been the central axis of US and European relations. By the end of the course, students will have engaged in substantive readings and class discussion in order to investigate these topics.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5
Instructors: Chamorel, P. (PI)

SIW 158: Entrepreneurial Ventures in Washington: Valley Meets Mission

Students in this seminar will investigate the intersection between government, entrepreneurship, technology, and mission with weekly discussions with local business, government, technology and social impact lenses. We will examine drivers behind government mission-oriented innovation and the role of entrepreneurship and venture capital.nStudents will meet with and engage directly with entrepreneurial, government, tech, and business leaders in and out of the classroom to understand the opportunities/challenges in building successful mission-oriented companies and social impact enterprises.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 5 | Repeatable for credit

SIW 190: Directed Readings

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 10 units total)
Instructors: Jamieson, A. (PI)
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