The University of Texas at Austin
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Public Policy Requirements

With 19 credit hours of coursework and connecting experiences, students may earn a BDP certificate in Public Policy. For a complete list of courses and requirements:
download the Public Policy BDP curriculum sheet (PDF).

Foundation Courses [4 hours]

  • Forum Seminar
  • Public Policy Foundation Course

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Courses in a Strand [9 hours]

  • Communication Policy
  • Community and Urban Policy
  • Economic Policy
  • Education Policy
  • Race, Immigration, and Citizenship