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Public Policy Minor

Public Policy Minor

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MINOR PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Program Requirements:

Public Policy is a minimum 30 credit hour minor. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the minor, but a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the minor.

Students must complete at least 20 graded credits in upper division courses counting toward the minor

A minimum of 10 credit hours counting toward the minor must be completed at Eastern Oregon University.


PROGRAM REQUIRED COURSES: 30 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
POLS 101American National Government [SSC, UWR, DPD]5
POLS 314State & Local Government [UWR]5Any lower division political science course
POLS 350Public Policy [SSC]5
POLS 450Applied Policy Analysis [UWR]5
POLS 409Field Placement5

Choose one of the following ECON courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
 ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics [SSC, UWR]5MATH 095 or MATH 098
 ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics [SSC, UWR]5MATH 095 or MATH 098

NOTE: Students may not declare both the Public Policy and the Public Administration minors.

Students pursuing both the Public Policy and Political Science minors may apply POLS 101 to both minors. No other courses can overlap and apply to both minors. Students also must complete both POLS 407 and POLS 450.

Students pursuing both the Public Policy minors and Pre-Law may apply POLS 101 to both minors. No other courses can overlap and apply to both minors. POLS 409 will need to be taken twice.

Total credits required for major: 30

If the requirements for the minor are not met at the time of graduation, the minor will not be awarded.
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Last update January 2015