URBAN AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC POLICY CONCENTRATION

 

Core Courses - 12 credits


Select two Public Policy courses:

PSC 512 - Presidents, Bureaucracy, and Policy
PSC 514 - U.S. Public Policy
PSC 519 - Public Personnel Administration
PSC 525 - Federal Bureaucracy
PSC 527 - Seminar in Public Policy
PSC 553 - Law and Public Administration

 Select two Urban Affairs courses:

PSC 552 - Urban Politics
PSC 555 - City Planning
PSC 556 - Urban Policy Analysis
PSC 557 - Seminar in Urban Affairs
PSC 559 - Urban Policy Evaluation
PSC 589 - Metropolitan Government

Research Component - 3 Credits

PSC 501 - Research Methods in Political Science

Elective Courses - 9-15 credits

PSC 500 - Government and Politics
PSC 502 - Seminar in American Politics
PSC 507 - Presidents, Bureaucracy, and Policy
PSC 511 - State and Local Government
PSC 518 - Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
PSC 521 - Congress and Public Policy
PSC 597 - Political Science Internship (3 or 6 credits)
IDS 553 - Grant Writing and Funding Sources
URB 552 - Public Policy Analysis

In addition students will fulfill course requirements for their chosen capstone.

Courses in other graduate programs including Urban Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Public Health, History,  and Business Economics, with approval by graduate coordinator, may be counted toward the degree requirements.

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