Minor in Public Policy

Requirements for the Minor

Students must complete 15 semester hours (five courses) as outlined below. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50/4.00 is required for admission to the minor. A GPA of 2.50/4.00 is required in the courses taken towards the minor.

Required Courses
PPOL 210Introduction to Public Policy3
PPOL 307Policy Analysis III: Identifying and Developing Alternatives3
Elective Courses
Select three of the following with at least one course (3 hours) to be selected from Public Policy or Public Administration.9
NOTE: Students are encouraged to seek guidance in the selection of electives. They may be taken primarily in one department, or across multiple departments.
Individual Action and Democratic Citizenship
Evidence-Based Public Policy
Nonprofit Organizations and Civil Society
Social Welfare State: Policies and Process
International Development Policy
Environmental Policy
Urban Policy and Process
Bureaucracy and Public Policy
Managing Government Partnerships
Public Budgeting and Financial Management
Advanced Topics in Policy Analysis: Evaluating Public Policies and Programs
Civic Engagement
Economics for Management and Policy
Political Economy of Urban Development
Urban Policy Analysis Methods
Globalization in Urban Studies
Introduction to Criminology, Law, and Justice
Law and Society
Economics of Education
Health Economics
Microeconomics: Theory and Applications
Public Finance
Labor Economics
Urban Economics
Environmental Economics
Health and the Public
Public Health and Global Societies
Social Problems
Total Hours15