Service

Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Requirements

The Concentration in Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Number of Units
Six units are required.

Required Courses
Four core courses, one from each of the following areas:

Economics:
ECON 235, 265, 275, or 280

Political Science:
POLS 105, 225, 230, 229, or 310

Anthropology-Sociology:
ANSO 205, 235, or 270

Philosophy
PHIL 105, 108, 210, or 211

Electives
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 220 The Family
ANSO 236 Race and Racism
ANSO 310 Research for Social Change
ANSO 330 Class, Status, and Power
ARTX 295 Architecture, Urbanism, Identity
PHIL 211 Philosophy of Law
POLS 295 Voting, Campaigns, & Elections
POLS 315 Public Opinion: Race, Class, and Gender
GERM202/SEMN 241Reading European Cities: Istanbul, Vienna, Berlin
SEMN-499 Social Justice and the American City
SEMN 499 Energy and Environmental Policy

Experiential Requirement
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.