UT Dallas 2017 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Public Policy (BS)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)

Four-Year Degree Plan (Example)

This is an example only. Please see advisor to develop individual four-year plan.

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Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
010 Core Course 3 010 Core Course 3
030 Core Course 3 030 Core Course 3
050 Core Course 3 040 Core Course 3
GOVT 2305 American National Government2 3 GOVT 2306 State and Local Government2 3
MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I2 3 4 11 3 Elective Requirement7 3
EPPS 1110 Freshman Seminar1 1
UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar1 0
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Fall SemesterSCH Spring Semester SCH
HIST 1301 U.S. History Survey to Civil War2 3 HIST 1302 United States History Survey from the Civil War2 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics2 3 ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics2 3
EPPS 2301 Research Design in the Social and Policy Sciences2 3 4 3 PSCI 4343 Congress and Public Policy 3
EPPS 2302 Methods of Quantitative Analysis in the Social and Policy Sciences2 3 4 3 PPOL Upper Level Elective 3
or EPPS 2303 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics for the Social and Policy Sciences2 3 4 Minor Requirement10 3
Minor Requirement10 3
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Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
ECON 3310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory2 3 ECON 3311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory2 3
PSCI 3322 Constitutional Law2 3 PSCI 3362 The American Political Institutions2 3
GEOG 3304 Principles of Geospatial Information Sciences2 3 PPOL Upper Level Elective 3
PPOL Upper Level Elective 3 PPOL Upper Level Elective 3
Minor Requirement10 3 Minor Requirement10 3
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Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
PPOL 4300 Capstone in Public Policy2 3 PPOL 4V91 Undergraduate Research in Public Policy5 3
PSCI 3325 American Public Policy2 3 or PPOL 4398 Internship5
PPOL Upper Level Elective 3 PPOL Upper Level Elective 3
PPOL Upper Level Elective 3 PPOL Upper Level Elective 3
Minor Requirement10 3 Minor Requirement10 2
Elective Requirement7 2
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NOTES:
1 Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.
2 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
3 A Major requirement that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
4 Prerequisite course to upper-division courses.
5 Course can be taken as a Prescribed Elective if not used as a Major Core.
6 Course can be repeated for credit.
8 At least 6 semester credit hours must come from upper-division courses.
8 PPOL 4398 can be used for Public Policy minor if it has not been used as part of the Major Core.
9 May be used to fulfill the Elective Courses requirement of the Science, Technology, and Policy minor if not used in the Required Courses component.
10 Students must complete a minor (18 semester credit hours) within these elective hours
11 Math 1314 is Prerequisite or the appropriate ALEKS Placement Score to enroll in Math 1325
Be sure to check prerequisites of Level 2 courses
120 semester credit hours required for graduation
This plan is a resource tool only; it does not replace your degree plan or academic advising.
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