Public Policy Major (BA Traditional)
The Public Policy major will equip students with sufficient intellectual tools to prepare them for professional work in the public sector. Students will be trained to seek positions in organizations which deal with public policy issues such as government agencies, trade associations, lobbying organizations, nonprofit groups, regulatory agencies, and NGOs. This major will provide students with the factual, analytical, practical, and theoretical skills necessary for contemporary policy design, implementation, and evaluation.
General Education Requirements
All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.
Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.
|Prerequisites from General Education|
|America in the Global Economy: Macroeconomics (4)|
|Introduction to Probability and Statistics (4)|
|Government and Politics (4)|
|Introduction to Sociology (4)|
|ECO 102||America in the Global Economy: Microeconomics||2|
|MAR 301||Principles of Marketing||4|
|POL 241||Contemporary World Problems: An Introduction to Global Politics||4|
|POL 337||Parties, Campaigns, and Elections||4|
|PSY 380||Research Methods with Statistical Applications||4|
|PSY 490||Seminar on Psychological Topics||2-4|
|or POL 487||Readings Seminar: Topics in Political Science|
|SOC 451||Social Psychology||4|
|SOC 357||Class and Community||4|
|Select one of the following:||12|
|Internship or Service Learning (12)|
|Psychology Internship (12)|