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MAPL 668 Topics in Advocacy

MAPL 668 is an elective course in the Master of Advocacy and Political Leadership (MAPL) Program. This course will provide students with in-depth insight into timely political advocacy issues of the day. Students will become proficient in the context, the arguments, and the specific techniques used to advocate for and against these specific issues.
1-4 Graduate credits

Effective May 4, 2021 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Understand the context surrounding a timely issue of the day, be that immigration or identity politics.
  • Understand and articulate the issues and arguments advanced by those involved in the timely issue of the day
  • Understand, delineate, and critique the advocacy strategies used by those working to promote their issues and arguments.

Summer 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Topics in Advocacy: Fundraising for Non-Profits and Advocacy Cooper, Scott S Heider, Kathryn Anne Books Course details
02 Housing Policy and Advocacy Brown, Megan Elizabeth Books Course details
03 Social Media for Advocacy Harms, Trisha LeAnne Books Course details

Spring 2022

Section Title Instructor
01 Topics in Advocacy: Advanced Negotiations Cooper, Scott S Books Course details