Public Policy and Urban Affairs


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:

ECON 235, 265, 275, or 280

Political Science:
POLS 105, 225, 230, 310, or 325

ANSO 205, 227, 235, or 270

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 220 The Family
ANSO 236 Race and Racism
ANSO 330 Class, Status, and Power
HDSR 210 Contemporary Issues in Public Health
SEMN-499 Social Justice and the American City

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.