As a Public Policy major, you will gain the knowledge and
skills to help effect change in the public, nonprofit and private
sectors as an entry-level analyst, public official, or community or
civic leader. You will learn about the intent, impact, benefits and
disadvantages of public policies associated with social issues, the
economy, the environment, and community development.
You’ll be given an opportunity to examine complex public issues
and the policies developed to address them through a set of multiple disciplines such as:
- Political Science
You will create an individualized
academic plan with your Academic Advisor, and your course of study will
vary depending on course offerings and your background, interests, and
The Public Policy major courses fulfill 30 credits of the
total of 124 credits required for the B.A. degree. The average number of credits each semester ranges from 12-17.