UT Dallas 2016 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Minors

Students must take a minimum of 18 semester credit hours for the minor, 12 of which must be upper-division semester credit hours. Students who take a minor will be expected to meet the normal prerequisites in courses making up the minor, and should maintain a minimum GPA of 2.000 on a 4.00 scale (C average). Semester credit hours may not be used to satisfy both the major and minor requirements; however, free elective semester credit hours or major preparatory classes may be used to satisfy the minor. The undergraduate minors in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences are:

Minor in Criminology: 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 6 semester credit hours

CRIM 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRIM 1307 Introduction to Crime and Criminology

Upper-Division Courses: 12 semester credit hours

Any CRIM upper-division courses excluding CRIM 4V97, CRIM 4V98, and CRIM 4V99.

Minor in Economics: 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 9 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 3310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

or ECON 3311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

Upper-Division Courses: 9 semester credit hours

Any upper-division ECON courses excluding ECON 4V97, ECON 4V98, and ECON 4V99.

Minor in Geography: 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 9 semester credit hours

GEOG 2302 The Global Environment

GEOG 3304 Principles of Geospatial Information Sciences

GEOG 3370 The Global Economy

Upper-Division Courses: 9 semester credit hours

Any upper-division Geography (GEOG) or Geographic Information Sciences (GISC) courses, excluding GEOG 4V97, GEOG 4V98, and GEOG 4V99.

Minor in Geospatial Information Sciences (GIS): 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 9 semester credit hours

GISC 2305 Spatial Thinking and Data Analytics

GISC 3304 or GEOG 3304 Principles of Geospatial Information Sciences

GISC 4325 Introduction to Remote Sensing

Upper-Division Courses: 9 semester credit hours

Any upper-division Geography (GEOG) or Geographic Information Sciences (GISC) courses, excluding GEOG 4V97, GEOG 4V98, and GEOG 4V99.

Minor in International Political Economy: 18 semester credit hours

Choose 6 courses from the following (with at least 4 being upper-division courses):

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics

GEOG 2303 People and Place: An Introduction to World Geographic Regions

GEOG 3304 Principles of Geospatial Information Sciences

GEOG 3370 The Global Economy

IPEC 3349 World Resources and Development

IPEC 4301 Political Economy of Industrialized Countries

IPEC 4302 Political Economy of Developing Countries

IPEC 4303 Political Economy of South and Southeast Asia

IPEC 4304 Political Economy of Latin America

IPEC 4305 Topics in Science, Technology and Institutions

IPEC 4307 Regional Topics in International Political Economy

IPEC 4308 Political Economy of Africa

IPEC 4309 Urban Development

IPEC 4310 Environmental and Health Policy in East Asia

IPEC 4384 Health and Environmental Policy: A Global Perspective

IPEC 4396 Topics in International Political Economy

PSCI 4329 Global Politics

PSCI 4332 Latin American Politics

PSCI 4347 The War on Drugs

PSCI 4348 Terrorism

PSCI 4356 International Political Economy

PSCI 4360 The Political Economy of Multinational Corporations

Minor in Political Science: 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Upper-Division Courses: 12 semester credit hours

Any upper-division courses with a PSCI prefix except PSCI 4V76, PSCI 4V97, PSCI 4V98 and PSCI 4V99.

Minor in Public Affairs: 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 6 semester credit hours

PA 3310 or PSCI 3310 Public Management

PA 3333 Human Resources Management

Upper-Division Courses: 12 semester credit hours

Any upper-division course with a PA prefix with the exception of PA 4V97, PA 4V98, and PA 4V99.

Minor in Public Health: 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 9 semester credit hours

SOC 4369 Public Health and Society

SOC 4384 Social Epidemiology

SOC 4385 Health and Illness in Global and Cross-national Perspective

Electives: 9 semester credit hours

Any three (3) of the following courses will be accepted as electives for the minor. Other courses will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the program coordinator.

ECON 3330 Economics of Health

GEOG 3357 Spatial Dimensions of Health and Disease

GEOG 3372 Population and Development

HIST 3328 History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

HLTH 1322 Human Nutrition

HLTH 3301 Issues in Geriatric Healthcare

HLTH 3305 The U.S. Healthcare System

HLTH 3310 Health Care Issues: Global Perspectives

HLTH 4380 Special Topics in Healthcare

HMGT 3301 Introduction to Healthcare Management

ISIS 3315 The Politics of Reproduction: U.S. and Global Contexts

PSCI 4365 Law and Medicine

PSY 4328 Health Psychology

PSY 4346 Human Sexuality

SOC 4357 Drugs, Alcohol, and Society

SOC 4371 Mental Health and Illness

SOC 4372 Health and Illness

SPAN 2341 Medical Spanish

Minor in Public Policy: 21 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 12 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics

PSCI 3325 American Public Policy

Upper-Division Courses: 9 semester credit hours

Choose three from the following:

IPEC 4301 Politics of Industrialized Countries

IPEC 4305 Topics in Science, Technology and Institutions

IPEC 4309 Urban Development

IPEC 4384 Health and Environmental Policy: A Global Perspective

PA 3380 Organizations and Management in the Public Sector

PA 4351 Urban Management

PA 4355 Nonprofit Organizations

PPOL 4301 Law, Science, and Policy

PPOL 4302 Data and Policy

PPOL 4303 The Internet and Public Policy

PPOL 4396 Topics in Public Policy1

PPOL 4398 Internship2

PSCI 3310 Public Administration

PSCI 3322 Constitutional Law

PSCI 3326 Politics and Business

PSCI 3362 The American Political Institutions

PSCI 4304 Energy and Environmental Politics and Policy

PSCI 4305 Political Research

PSCI 4307 Predicting Politics

PSCI 4343 Congress and Public Policy

Other classes as approved by program head

Minor in Science, Technology, and Policy: 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 9 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

PSCI 3325 American Public Policy

PPOL 4301 Law, Science, and Policy3

or IPEC 4305 Topics in Science, Technology and Institutions3

Elective Courses: 9 semester credit hours

Choose 3 courses from the following:

IPEC 4305 Topics in Science, Technology, and Institutions3

IPEC 4384 Health and Environmental Policy: A Global Perspective

PPOL 4301 Law, Science, and Policy3

PPOL 4302 Data and Policy

PPOL 4303 The Internet and Public Policy

PPOL 4396 Topics in Public Policy

PSCI 4304 Energy and Environmental Politics and Policy

PSCI 4356 International Political Economy

Minor in Sociology: 18 semester credit hours

Required Courses: 9 semester credit hours

SOC 1301 Introduction to Sociology

SOC 3303 Classical Social Theory

SOC 4302 Class, Status, and Power

Upper-Division Courses: 9 semester credit hours

Any upper-division classes with a SOC prefix with the exception of SOC 4V97, SOC 4V98, and SOC 4V99.

1. Course can be repeated for credit.

2. PPOL 4398 can be used for Public Policy minor if it has not been used as part of the Major Core.

3. May be used to fulfill the Elective Courses requirement of the Science, Technology, and Policy minor if not used in the Required Courses component.

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