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Governance (GOVN) 390

Public Policy and Administrative Governance (Revision 7)



Delivery mode:

Individualized study online. Delivered via Brightspace.



Areas of study:

Applied Studies (Business and Administrative Studies) or Social Science. GOVN 390 can be used to fulfill the Applied Studies (Business and Administrative Studies) area of study by credential students only.


None. A previous course in administrative studies, public policy, or public administration/management is recommended. This is a senior-level course and as such students are expected to have advanced analytical and writing skills.

Course start date:

If you are a:


GOVN 390 is a cross-listed course—a course listed under two different disciplines—with POLI 392. (GOVN 390 may not be taken for credit by students who have obtained credit for POLI 392).


GOVN 390 has a challenge for credit option.

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized study counterparts.

Opened in Revision 7, March 12, 2024

Updated March 12, 2024

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