Oct 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Public Affairs Minor

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Program: Minor
Department of Public Policy  
College of Professional Studies

Neff Hall 260  Ph:  260-481-6351

The minor in public affairs offers students the opportunity to become more knowledgeable in the field of public administration and the policy implications of the public sector. It is available to students who are enrolled in baccalaureate programs and can enhance career opportunities for liberal arts and other majors.

Program Requirements

Each minor requires 15 hours of specified courses with a grade of C- or higher AND a 2.0 grade point average. Public Policy majors may only double-count 6 of the required 15 credit hours in other Public Policy major or minor requirements. Students may earn more than one minor from Public Policy, but each minor must have at least 9 credit hours that are not satisfying other major or minor requirements. In addition, at least 6 resident credits must be at the 200-level or above.

Two of the following courses and/or course options: 6 credits

  • PPOL 26300 - Public Management: CR 3
  • 30000-40000 level PPOL Elective: CR 3
  • 30000-40000 level PPOL Elective: CR 3

Total Credits: 15

Student Responsibility

You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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