"Special topics in political communication. Prerequisites: sophomore standing and courses depending on topic. May be repeated for credit if topics differ."
Summer 2023 Topic:
Section 001 Intro to Campaign Fundraising
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to campaign fundraising. Students will develop the basic skills of political fundraising, including building a finance plan and cash flow documents, understanding legal compliance and reporting, the art of solicitation and stewardship, and identifying a fundraising strategy using the various tools available to candidates and campaigns. Students will participate in hands-on exercises to learn how campaign fundraising works at every stage of the process.