Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Public Policy


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Minimum number of credits required to graduate:  124

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate:  2.0

Minimum number of credits to complete the minor: 18

The Public Policy minor is designed to allow students to develop an understanding of public policy and administration as a field of academic study and an area of professional practice. Students can take electives that connect to their own interests and career pathway. The Public Policy minor consists of five courses and is made up of two required courses (POL 1300: Public Administration and POL 1400: Politics of Public Policy) and three electives. Minors have the option of taking an internship in either government agencies at the federal, state, or local level or in non profit agencies that advocate for substantive policy outcomes. 

Minor Requirements


The minor in Public Policy requires completing 5 courses (a minimum of 18 credits) in courses that satisfy the minor requirements.  The two required courses are:

Political Science & Public Policy


At least two elective courses must be taken from Political Science & Public Policy. A third elective may come from the Political Science & Public Policy options OR the related College-wide electives.  

Electives from Political Science & Public Policy:

Public Policy Minor Notes


Only two Political Science courses may be double-counted between a Public Policy minor and a Political Science or an International Studies major.

Only two Political Science courses may be double-counted between a Public Policy minor and a Political Science minor or a Cyber Security minor.

 

* Course has prerequisites

** Faculty consent required

*** Junior standing or faculty consent required

**** School consent required if not HSC minor or major

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