Summer Full 2020 - 87375 - PA W381W - Foundations of Policymaking | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin

Summer Full 2020 - 87375 - PA W381W - Foundations of Policymaking

Federal Budget and Government Finance - DC - WB

Instructor of record:  Ralph S. Lilly

Taught as a Web-based course.

Restricted to students in the Master of Public Affairs, Public Affairs DC program.

Students will learn about the role of the President’s budget and how it is developed, defended and executed. The course also will teach students about the congressional appropriations processes from the time the Congress receives the President’s budget to the time final appropriations legislation is passed, including the role of Congressional appropriations subcommittees and full committees, funding mechanisms, congressional budget procedures, etc. This course will build on the traditional LBJ School public financial management course, focusing on the federal budget process as a policy process involving the executive and legislative branches of government.

Class Schedule: 
TH 6:00PM to 9:00PM