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Requirements

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Andrew Civettini

Associate Professor of Political Science; Chair of Public Policy

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401

309-341-7380

acivetti@​knox.edu

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Requirements for the major

10-11 credits as follows:

  • Three credits of coursework in the policy process: PS 135, ECON 110, and one of PS 306, PS 308, PS 310, or PS 312
  • Three credits of coursework in substantive policy concerns, with no more than two coming from the same department and at least one at the 300 level: AFST 208, ANSO/EDUC 201, ANSO 246, ANSO/ENVS 254, ANSO 262. ANSO 310, ANSO/LAST 345, BUS/ECON 230, CHEM/ENVS 275, ECON 205, ECON 280, ECON 365, ECON/ENVS 368, ECON 371, ECON 373, EDUC 330, ENVS 110, ENVS/PS 360, PJST/PS/SPST 238, PJST/PS 243
    Note: One credit of PLCY 400 can count as a substantive policy course and as satisfying the 300 level requirement, as long as the other two courses come from different departments.
  • Three credits of coursework in policy analysis: PS 230, PS 230B, STAT 200, and PLCY 399 or PLCY 400.
  • One credit in ethics: ENVS/PHIL/PJST 118, PHIL/PJST 130, PHIL 210, or PHIL/PJST 212.
  • A substantial experience in Policy engagement. This may be done for credit, but the credit for the internship can not be used to satisfy any of the other requirements for the major.

Requirements for the minor

5-6 credits in as follows:

  • Two credits of coursework in the policy process: PS 135 and ECON 110.
  • Two credits of coursework in substantive policy concerns, coming from different departments and at least one at the 300 level: AFST 208, ANSO/EDUC 201, ANSO 246, ANSO/ENVS 254, ANSO 262. ANSO 310, ANSO/LAST 345, BUS/ECON 230, CHEM/ENVS 275, ECON 205, ECON 280, ECON 365, ECON/ENVS 368, ECON 371, ECON 373, EDUC 330, ENVS 110, ENVS/PS 360, PJST/PS/SPST 238, PJST/PS 243
  • One credit of coursework in policy analysis: PS 230 and PS 230B
  • An experience in Policy Engagement (0-1 credits): Students must complete an internship in public policy. This may be done for credit, but the credit for the internship can not be used to satisfy any of the other requirements for the minor.

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https://www.knox.edu/academics/majors-and-minors/public-policy/requirements

Printed on Friday, June 24, 2022