Students may wish but are not required to pursue a concentration within the Public Policy major. The following concentrations are available:

  • State and Local Government
  • Governmental Affairs and Public Service Careers
  • Policy Analysis and Governance Studies

Students should consult their academic adviser for a complete listing of courses in each of these concentrations.

For a B.S. degree in public policy, a minimum of 120 credits is required.

Entry to the Major

Entry to the Public Policy major requires a 2.00 or higher cumulative grade-point average and an average of C (2.00) or better in any course already taken in the major.

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