Minor in Public Policy

Requirements for the Minor

The minor requires 15 credit hours (five courses). 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 Policy Process3
PPOL 307Policy Analysis and Alternatives3
Elective Courses
Select three of the following with at least one course (3 hours) to be selected from Public Administration9
NOTE: Students are encouraged to seek guidance in the selection of electives. They may be taken primarily in one department, or across multiple departments.
Evidence-Based Public Policy
Nonprofit Organizations in U.S. Society
The American Safety Net
International Development Policy in a Globalized World
Environmental Policy
Introduction to Urban Policy Processes
Bureaucracy and Public Policy
Managing Government Partnerships
Public Budgeting and Financial Management
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
Criminal Justice Organizations
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