Courses Details

HMP636: Risk Management and Policy

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 Credit Hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s):
  • Not offered 2020-2021
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Advisory Prerequisites: understanding of political process
  • Description: Modern societies are dealing with a growing array of risks, including environmental pollution, communicable diseases, new technologies, and complex financial systems. Students will learn how governments try to manage risks through policymaking. How do they protect citizens and maintain their legitimacy and credibility without unduly restricting freedoms or stifling innovation?
  • This course is cross-listed with PubPol 659.