This concentration is designed for students who wish to study American government and public policy in depth, yet gain exposure to the broader discipline of political science as well. It aims to prepare students to pursue advanced degrees or careers in policy making, politics, law and public service. The concentration provides for students completing the program to receive designation of this specialization on their transcript.
Students interested in a major in political science with a concentration in American public policy should see the designated departmental advisor.
A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses in the major in political science with a concentration in American public policy.
For the political science major concentration in American public policy, a student must complete the following: