Requirements

Requirements for the Politics, Policy, Law & Ethics Major (11 Credits)

11 credit major; no more than 10 credits can have a PPLE prefix.

Three Required Core Classes (4)

  • PPLE 210 (US) American Politics (1)
  • PPLE 220 (EV) Politics and Ethics (1)
  • PPLE 480W Senior Thesis is required of all majors (2)

Two Courses in Public Policy (2)

  • ENVS 321 Environmental Policymaking: Politics and Process (1)
  • PPLE 319 U.S. Welfare Policy (1)
  • PPLE 330 Topics in Public Policy (1)
  • PPLE 334 Law and Public Policy (1)
  • PPLE 358 American Political Development (1)
  • GSM-6201 Public Policy Studies (1)

One course in Public Law (1)

Two courses in American politics and/or ethics (2)

  • ENVS 304W (EV) Politics of Environmental Ethics (1)
  • POLI 318 Death in America (1)
  • PPLE 314 (EV) Politics and Religion in the United States (1)
  • PPLE 315 Topics in Politics (1)
  • PPLE 317 Political Judgment (1)
  • PPLE 351W Sex, Gender, and American Politics  (1)
  • PPLE 353 Parties, Elections and Campaigns (1)
  • PPLE 354 The American Presidency (1)

One Internship/Experiential Credit (1)

  • PPLE 396 Internship in Government and Politics (1)
  • PPLE 398 Legislative Internship (1)

One Additional Courses from the Above Lists or From the Following: (1)

  • ANTH 231 (TH, US) Native North American Cultures (1)
  • ANTH 258 (US) Selected Area Studies: Intro to Migration Studies (topic dependent) (1)
  • ANTH 344 Medical Anthropology (1)
  • ANTH 351 (EV) Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights and the Environment (1)
  • CCM 202 (CA) Designing Persuasive Campaigns (1)
  • CCM 361 Citizenship and the Public Sphere (1)
  • ECON 320 Discourse on Income Inequality (1)
  • ECON 344 The Economics of Race & Gender (1)
  • ECON 345 Environmental Economics (1)
  • ENVS 328 Health and the Global Environment (1)
  • HIST 307 American Immigration History (1)
  • SOC 334 Inequality in Society (1)
  • SOC 355 Health and Society (1)