Public Policy & Administration Degree

PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION
The Public Administration major provides students with a solid liberal arts education: at the same time, it exposes them to professional orientation in public policy and administration. Majors will acquire analytical, practical and theoretical skills for public service in contemporary society. Drawing upon numerous skills from multiple disciplines, this major prepares students for a variety of career options. For example, this major equips students for public service at all levels of governmental agencies; it also prepares students to pursue opportunities at not-for-profit and for-profit organizations.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (B.A.)

A minimum of 12–14 units with the following distribution:

Core requirements—7 units with the following distribution:
GOV 103, 211, 312, 313; FI 201; MG 201; SO 234.

3 additional units chosen from one of the following options:

Public Affairs: HI 315, 316; GOV 212, 213, 215, 314; SO 103, 141, 207, 276, 303, 305.
OR
Urban Policy: GOV 205, 314; SO 103, 207, 302, 303, 305, 331; SW 105, 211.
OR
Economic Policy: EC 301, 302, 303, 306, 311, 313, 410, 412, 414.

Senior Learning Community – 2 units
GOV 490 and 400