Public Policy Minor

Minimum of 16 semester course credits
Note: This minor is open to any student in any major, but courses counted for the minor cannot be applied to a major. If you believe there may be an overlap in courses with your major, please contact a public policy advisor who can assist in identifying an acceptable course substitution.

Core Introductory Courses:
ECON 050Introduction to Economics4
PPOL 015Introduction to Policy: Identifying and Solving Public Problems 3
Core Law and Ethics:
Select one of the following:3-4
Ethical Reasoning in Politics and Public Policy
Philosophy of Law 1
Public Policy Electives:
Select two of the following:6-8
Introduction to Statistics
Probability and Statistics
The Economics of Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination
Urban Economics
Economics of Education
Ethics 1
Philosophy of Law
Law and Society
Methods of Social Research and Policy Analysis
Social Policy Analysis
Women's Leadership in Politics: Theory and Practice
Gender and Public Policy
Ethical Reasoning in Politics and Public Policy 1
Environmental Policy Analysis
Special Topics 2
Or any PPOL course or any policy-related course in ECON, ETHS, ENVS, HIST, SOC, or WGSS with minor advisor’s approval