Department Of Political Science and Public Administration Courseware
Week 1: Political Science: Definitions and Conceptualization.
? The concept of politics.
? What is science?
? What is political science?
Week 2: The science of politics: The scientific status of the discipline.
? The meaning of science
? Cannons of science
? The scientific nature of the study of politics
? Political scientist and the use of scientific patterns
Week 3: Relationship…
Week 1: Meaning of public policy
Week 2: Meaning of public policy Analysis
The policy cycle
Week 3: Public policy cycle
Actors in the policy process
Week 4: Governmental actors
Week 5: Non-governmental actors
Models of Decision Making in public Policy
Week 6: Rational-comprehensive
Week 7: Satisfying
Week8: Mixed scanning
Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA)
Week 9: Strategies of CBA
Week10: Strengths of CBA
Week 11: Weaknesses of CBA
Week 12 Revision
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO
EDO STATE, NIGERIA
PROGRAMME TITLE: B.Sc. (HONS) POLITICAL SCIENCE
COURSE LECTURER: DR. RAJI OLAROTIMI
CREDIT LOAD: 2 UNITS
COURSE HOURS: 2 HOURS
COURSE CODE: SOC 111
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
An introductory analysis and description of basic social structure and dynamics of human
society; field of sociology; sociology and other social sciences; methods and techniques: basic
concepts and principles of sociology. This…