Public Policy (PUBPL) - Recommended Academic Plan

Effective Date Fall 2008

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

or ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)

ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)

3.0
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3.0
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3.0
PL SC 001 - Introduction to American National Government (GS)Notes for: PL SC 001 - Introduction to American National Government (GS)

PL SC 001 - Introduction to American National Government (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 13.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

3.0
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3.0
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3.0
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
Elective

Elective

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3.0
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3.0
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)

ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Elective

Elective

3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
ENGL 202 - Effective Writing (GWS)

ENGL 202 - Effective Writing (GWS)

3.0
PL SC 300-499

PL SC 300-499

or PUBPL 241 - Computer Applications in Public Affairs/Criminal Justice

PUBPL 241 - Computer Applications in Public Affairs/Criminal Justice

or PUBPL 300-499

PUBPL 300-499

3.0
ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)

ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PUBPL 304W - Public Policy and AnalysisNotes for: PUBPL 304W - Public Policy and Analysis

PUBPL 304W - Public Policy and Analysis

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
PL SC 309 - Quantitative Political AnalysisNotes for: PL SC 309 - Quantitative Political Analysis

PL SC 309 - Quantitative Political Analysis

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PL SC 419 - The Bureaucratic State

PL SC 419 - The Bureaucratic State

or PL SC 425 - Government and Politics of the American States

PL SC 425 - Government and Politics of the American States

or PL SC 444 - Government and the Economy

PL SC 444 - Government and the Economy

or PL SC 488 - Comparative Public Policy

PL SC 488 - Comparative Public Policy

or PL SC 489 - Public Administration

PL SC 489 - Public Administration

or PUBPL 305 - Leadership studies

PUBPL 305 - Leadership studies

6.0
Select from SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREASNotes for: Select from SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS

Select from SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS

ACCTG 200-400, AFRAS 300-499 AM ST 300-499, BE SC 300-499, COMMS 300-499, CRIMJ 300-499, ECON 300-499, ENVE 460, FIN 300-400, HIST 300-499, MGMT 300-400, MKTG 300-400,SCLSC 300-499, SO SC 300-400, SOC 300-499, SRA 211, WMNST 300-499
6.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
PUBPL 480 - Seminar in Urban Policy

PUBPL 480 - Seminar in Urban Policy

or PUBPL 481 - Seminar in Environmental Policy

PUBPL 481 - Seminar in Environmental Policy

or PUBPL 482 - Seminar in Health Policy

PUBPL 482 - Seminar in Health Policy

or PUBPL 483 - Seminar in National Security Policy

PUBPL 483 - Seminar in National Security Policy

or PUBPL 484 - Seminar in Transportation Policy

PUBPL 484 - Seminar in Transportation Policy

or PUBPL 485 - Seminar in Welfare Policy

PUBPL 485 - Seminar in Welfare Policy

or PUBPL 490 - Seminar in Public Policy

PUBPL 490 - Seminar in Public Policy

3.0
PL SC 300-499

PL SC 300-499

or PUBPL 241 - Computer Applications in Public Affairs/Criminal Justice

PUBPL 241 - Computer Applications in Public Affairs/Criminal Justice

or PUBPL 300-499

PUBPL 300-499

6.0
Select Supporting Courses in consultation with adviser

Select Supporting Courses in consultation with adviser

3.0
Elective

Elective

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
PUBPL 480 - Seminar in Urban Policy

PUBPL 480 - Seminar in Urban Policy

or PUBPL 481 - Seminar in Environmental Policy

PUBPL 481 - Seminar in Environmental Policy

or PUBPL 482 - Seminar in Health Policy

PUBPL 482 - Seminar in Health Policy

or PUBPL 483 - Seminar in National Security Policy

PUBPL 483 - Seminar in National Security Policy

or PUBPL 484 - Seminar in Transportation Policy

PUBPL 484 - Seminar in Transportation Policy

or PUBPL 485 - Seminar in Welfare Policy

PUBPL 485 - Seminar in Welfare Policy

or PUBPL 490 - Seminar in Public Policy

PUBPL 490 - Seminar in Public Policy

3.0
PL SC 300-499

PL SC 300-499

or PUBPL 241 - Computer Applications in Public Affairs/Criminal Justice

PUBPL 241 - Computer Applications in Public Affairs/Criminal Justice

or PUBPL 300-499

PUBPL 300-499

3.0
Select Supporting Courses in consultation with adviser

Select Supporting Courses in consultation with adviser

4.0
Elective

Elective

6.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
Select Supporting Courses in consultation with adviser

Select Supporting Courses in consultation with adviser

10.0
PUBPL 480 - Seminar in Urban Policy

PUBPL 480 - Seminar in Urban Policy

or PUBPL 481 - Seminar in Environmental Policy

PUBPL 481 - Seminar in Environmental Policy

or PUBPL 482 - Seminar in Health Policy

PUBPL 482 - Seminar in Health Policy

or PUBPL 483 - Seminar in National Security Policy

PUBPL 483 - Seminar in National Security Policy

or PUBPL 484 - Seminar in Transportation Policy

PUBPL 484 - Seminar in Transportation Policy

or PUBPL 485 - Seminar in Welfare Policy

PUBPL 485 - Seminar in Welfare Policy

or PUBPL 490 - Seminar in Public Policy

PUBPL 490 - Seminar in Public Policy

3.0
Total credits 13.0

Additional Notes

Advising Notes

  • GWS, GQ, GA, GH, GS, GN and GHA are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements. All students are required to take one IL and one US course before graduation. A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.
  • W suffix signifies the course satisfies the University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes

Students must complete at least 15 credits of 400-level courses.
Concurrent majors in Political Science and Public Policy are not permitted.
Students must complete a 3-credit course in “United States Cultures (US)” and a 3-credit course in “International Cultures (IL).”

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

Select from SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS
ACCTG 200-400, AFRAS 300-499 AM ST 300-499, BE SC 300-499, COMMS 300-499, CRIMJ 300-499, ECON 300-499, ENVE 460, FIN 300-400, HIST 300-499, MGMT 300-400, MKTG 300-400,SCLSC 300-499, SO SC 300-400, SOC 300-499, SRA 211, WMNST 300-499