Public Policy and Democratic Governance

The Public Policy and Democratic Governance track examines how governments respond to social, economic and political problems at the local, national and international levels.

You will study the ways in which citizens, civil society, politicians, the media, and state institutions interact to solve (and not solve) policy problems.

Recommended courses:

Lower Division Courses:

  • POL 121, POL 132, POL 150, POL 210, POL 221, POL 253

Upper Division (300-level) Courses:

  • POL 310, POL 313, POL 321, POL 322, POL 350, POL 351, POL 354

Upper Division (400-level) Courses:

  • POL 405W, POL 411, POL 415, POL 423, POL 426QW, POL 430W, POL 436, POL 451W, POL 452W, POL 454, POL 455, POL 456, POL 457W, POL 463

Potential careers:

  • Municipal, Federal, or Provincial Politics
  • Lobbying
  • Think Tank Research
  • Urban Planning
  • Policy Analysis

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