Drawing on multiple disciplines and real-world issues, students will study public policy, policy analysis and the policymaking process.
This minor is designed for students outside of the Glenn College.
Economics 2001.01/2001.02 or AED Economics 2001: Introduction to Microeconomics (note: this course is not a prerequisite for declaring the minor, but it is required prior to taking Public Affairs 3000)
Take both of these courses
Public Affairs 2110: Introduction to Public Affairs OR Political Science 3115: Introduction to the Policy Process
Public Affairs 3000: Policy Analysis
Take two of the following courses
- Public Affairs 3500: Public Management
- Public Affairs 4000: Policy Evaluation
- Public Affairs 4010: Public Affairs Decision-Making — Columbus
- Public Affairs 4020: Public Affairs Decision-Making — Washington, D.C.
- Public Affairs 4021: Policy Analysis Application — Washington, D.C.
- Public Affairs 4310: State and Local Government Finance
- Public Affairs 4510: Law and Public Affairs
- Economics 4001.01/.02/.03: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
- Economics 4300: Government Finance in the American Economy
- Economics 4320: Public Expenditures and Cost-Benefit Analysis
- Economics 4400: Elementary Econometrics
- Economics 5410: Econometrics I
- AED Economics 5330: Benefit-Cost Analysis
- Political Science 3100: American Politics and Policymaking
- Political Science 3450: Ethics and Public Policy
- Political Science 4115: Bureaucracy and Public Policy
- Political Science 4125: American State Politics
- Political Science 4130: Law and Politics
- Political Science 4137: The Politics of Legal Decision-Making
- Political Science 4175: Women, Government and Public Policy
- Political Science 4591: Seminar in Public Policy
Students choose one three-credit hour course, at the 3000 level or higher, focusing on a substantive policy area such as education, natural resources, economic development or security. The course may be selected from any department with prior approval from an assigned minor academic advisor. An approved department internship may also serve as credit.
Additional Program Detail
Declaring the Minor
- To add a minor at the Glenn College, contact Steve Fink at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The minor coursework must be approved by the Glenn College. Once the minor program is filed in the college office, any changes to coursework must be submitted for approval.
- The minor program form must be filed by the time the graduation application is submitted to a college/school counselor.
Credit Hour Requirements and Transfers
- This program is not required for graduation.
- A minimum of 15 credit hours are required for completion.
- A minimum of six credit hours must be at the 3000 level or above.
- A student is permitted to count up to six total hours of transfer credit and/or credit by examination toward the minor.
- The minor must be in a different subject than the major.
- This minor is designed for students outside of the Glenn College. Students pursuing a Glenn College major should choose the public policy specialization track.
- Each minor completed must contain a minimum of 12 hours distinct from the major and/or additional minors (i.e. minors that require more than 12 credit hours may overlap those hours beyond 12 with the major or with another minor).
- G.E. overlap is permitted up to six total hours
Requirements for completion
- Minimum C- for a course to be listed on the minor.
- Minimum 2.00 cumulative point-hour ratio required for the minor.
- Coursework graded Pass/Non-Pass cannot count on the minor.
- No more than three credit hours of courses graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory may count toward the minor.