1) Public Administration & Public Affairs, Henry, Nicholas, Longman, Latest Edition
2) American Public Service, Constitutional and Ethical Foundations, Kennedy, Sheila & Shultz, David, Jones & Bartlett, Latest Edition
?Explain how government size and structure either protect or destroys public trust.
?Analyze the comment “follow the money” to understand priorities in public policy
?Assess the importance of setting policy priorities for budgetary purposes
?Apply alternative decision-making theories including the comprehensive rational model, The Science of Muddling Through and Etzioni’s Mixed Scanning.
?Explain an effective way to integrate policy decision-making with budgeting
Reflect on how the above listed learning outcomes may or may not be compatible with the overall learning objectives of a pre service student entering the field