Carnegie Mellon University

Minor in Politics and Public Policy

Curriculum : 57 units

Prerequisite:  73-102 Principles of Microeconomics

All students must take the following two courses while participating in the CMU/WSP (24 units):

84-360 CMU/WSP Internship Seminar (12 units)
84-450 Policy Forum (12 units)

Students must take 24 units from the below list of elective seminars offered in the CMU/WSP. Offerings vary by semester. (24 units):

84-330 The Shading of Democracy: The Influence of Race on American Politics
84-332 Effects of US Policy on Businesses: Perspectives of Asian Americans
84-333 Power and Levers for Change in Washington, DC
84-334 Presidential Power in a Constitutional System
84-336 Implementing Public Policy: From Good Idea to Reality
84-337 Biomedical Science Research, Policy, and Governance
84-343 Language and Power: How to Understand and Use Political Speech
84-346 Legal Issues in Public Administration
84-348 Advocacy, Policy, and Practice

Students select one course from the following list of courses offered at Carnegie Mellon University’s Pittsburgh or Qatar campus.  Students may take this course before or after participating in the CMU/WSP. (9 units):

84-104 Decision Processes in American Political Institutions
84-275 Comparative Politics
84-326 Theories of International Relations