Public Policy and Urban Affairs
The Concentration in Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Number of Units
Six units are required.
Four core courses, one from each of the following areas:
ECON 235, 265, 275, or 280
POLS 105, 225, 229, 230, or 310
PHIL 105, 108, 210, or 211
Students must complete two additional courses – one must be outside their major.
Students may use a second course from the above list of core courses or any of the following:
ANSO 120 The Family
ANSO 236 Race and Racism
ANSO 310 Research for Social Change
ARTX 295 Architecture, Urbanism, Identity
PHIL 211 Philosophy of Law
POLS 220 Voting, Campaigns, & Elections
POLS 315 Public Opinion: Race, Class, and Gender
RELG 222 Urban Religion
GERM 202/SEMN 241 Reading European Cities: Istanbul, Vienna, Berlin
SEMN 499 Social Justice and the American City
SEMN 401 Energy and Environmental Policy
Students must also engage in either a sustained volunteer experience, off-campus internship, or research project providing first-hand experience with a contemporary social problem.