UT Dallas 2019 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Public Affairs (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.


Freshman Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
030 Core Course 3 030 Core Course 3
RHET 1302 Rhetoric 3 COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication 3
GOVT 2305 American National Government2 3 GOVT 2306 State and Local Government2 3
PA 2325 Introduction to Public Service2 3 ARTS 1301 Exploration of the Arts2
MATH 1314 College Algebra2
3
EPPS 2302 Methods of Quantitative Analysis in the Social and Policy Sciences2 3 4
3
or MATH 1306 College Algebra for the Non-Scientist2 or EPPS 2303 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics for the Social and Policy Sciences2 3 4
EPPS 1110 Freshman Seminar1 1
UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar1 0
  16   15
Sophomore Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
HIST 1301 U.S. History Survey to Civil War2 3 HIST 1302 United States History Survey from the Civil War2 3
HUMA 1301 Exploration of the Humanities2 3 PA 3310 Public Management 3
EPPS 2301 Research Design in the Social and Policy Sciences2 3 4 3 PA 3333 Human Resources Management 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics2 3 PA Major Related Elective5 3
or ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics2 Elective Requirement 3
Elective Requirement 3
  15   15
Junior Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
PA 3306 Advanced Research and Writing for the Policy Sciences 3 PA 3380 Organizations: Theory and Behavior 3
PA 3378 Public Finance and Economics 3 PA 4355 Managing Nonprofit Organizations 3
PA Major Related Elective5 3 PA 4370 Leadership, Democracy, and Ethics 3
PA Major Related Elective5 3 PA Major Related Elective5 3
Elective Requirement 3 Elective Requirement 3
  15   15
Senior Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
PA 4390 Capstone - Social Entrepreneurship: Leading Change 3 PA Major Related Elective5 3
PA Major Related Elective5 3 PA Major Related Elective5 3
PA Major Related Elective5 3 PA Major Related Elective5 3
Elective Requirement 3 PA Major Related Elective5 3
Elective Requirement 3 Elective Requirement 3
  15   14
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 accredited 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 Most students take upper-division PA courses. However, subject to advisor approval, courses from other disciplines may be used to satisfy this requirement.
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.
Updated: 2019-08-09 13:15:31 v4.ca6b0c