Interdisciplinary Public Affairs (IPAF) Courses
Investigations in Public Affairs
An introductory course emphasizing the development of writing, research, and analytical skills through the concentrated investigation of selected topics in Public Affairs. Topics will be offered by various Departments within the Faculty of Public Affairs. Topics may vary from year to year.
Seminar three hours per week.
Quantitative Approaches to Policy Analysis
Related approaches to collecting, interpreting, and presenting quantitative information in the context of specific public policy issues such as immigration, globalization, discrimination, health care, and the environment. Development of fundamental logical, numerical, and statistical skills.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorials one and half hours a week.
Research Experience Course
This course gives students an opportunity to participate in a research project designed by a faculty member. Students gain work experience, learn new materials, and acquire research-oriented skills. Course expectations, learning outcomes and evaluation criteria are established by the supervising faculty member.
Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca
Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca