Public Policy

The Public Policy curriculum explores the full policy-making process, including the study of specific policy issues from healthcare to education, criminal justice, social welfare, environmental and agricultural policy, among other areas.

The Department of Political Science is pleased to offer a major in Public Policy (BA). Public Policy students will develop the necessary tools to participate in the advocacy, drafting and analysis of public policy. The Public Policy BA is designed to facilitate study and/or employment in applied politics and policy making, utilizing the locational advantages of the state capital of Illinois. Public Policy offers exceptional internship opportunities and an educational experience to prepare you for a variety of careers.