Law & Public Policy Concentration

This concentration offers you a framework for understanding the legal underpinnings of public policy as you critically analyze state, federal, and international legal issues and the institutions in which legal decisions are made. It's a solid foundation for your advanced studies in law and public policy, as well as a professional career in public policy, public service, private institutions, or political organizations. You can get pre-law advising in this and any other concentration if you're planning to apply to law school.

Pathway for BA Students

Year 1

Fall
First-Year Writing I
Seminar for Freshmen
First-Year Experience Core Requirement: CAS-101
Human Behavior & Societies Core Requirement: GVT-110
Social, Cultural & Global Perspectives Core Requirement: GVT-115

Spring
First-Year Writing II
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
Math Core Requirement
GVT-120

Summer
4 Electives

Year 2

Fall
Modern Language Core Requirement I
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
GVT-224
GVT-245

Spring
Modern Language Core Requirement II
GVT-201
GVT-225
GVT Elective

Summer
4 Electives

Year 3

Fall
STE Core Requirement
Studies in Literature Core Requirement
GVT-501
2 Electives

Spring
STE Core Requirement
Social & Intellectual History/VPATH Core Requirement
GVT-345
GVT Elective

Pathway for BS Students

Year 1

Fall
First-Year Writing I
Seminar for Freshmen
First-Year Experience Core Requirement: CAS-101
Human Behavior & Societies Core Requirement: GVT-110
Social, Cultural & Global Perspectives Core Requirement: GVT-115

Spring
First-Year Writing II
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
Math Core Requirement
GVT-120

Summer
4 Electives

Year 2

Fall
Studies in Literature Core Requirement
Social & Intellectual History Core Requirement
GVT-224
GVT-245

Spring
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Quantitative Analysis Core Requirement: GVT-201
GVT-225
GVT Elective

Summer
4 Electives

Year 3

Fall
STE Core Requirement
VPATH Core Requirement
GVT-501
2 Electives

Spring
STE Core Requirement
GVT-345
GVT Elective
Elective

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.

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