Minor in Public Policy

Minor in Public Policy

The Public Policy minor provides an overview of the design, management, and evaluation of public policies and programs. It emphasizes applying interdisciplinary social science theory and methods to issues of public policy and management.

The Public Policy minor is an excellent complement to social science majors such as economics, political science, and sociology. The minor’s interdisciplinary approach also works very well with majors in applied and interdisciplinary fields such as business, family studies, urban and community studies, and environmental science.


  • 15 credits of any of the following courses chosen in consultation with your academic advisors.
    • All Public Policy (PP) graduate courses (5000-level) meet the requirement.
    • PP 1001 is the only 1000-level course that meets the requirement.
    • URBN 2100 meets the the requirement.
    • ECON 2328, 2328W, 2431, 2439, 2456 meet the requirement.
  • You must earn a C (2.0) or higher in each of the courses.
Minor in Public Policy


The Department of Public Policy routinely offers undergraduate courses at both the Hartford and Storrs campuses. View our current semester course offerings.

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