Public Policy (Honours), B.Sc. | Online (optional) | Oregon State University | Corvallis, United States
48 months
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About

The discipline of public policy is closely connected to the practice of policy and this program ensures that students interact with policy-makers as well as the knowledge-producers who support policy decisions.  The Public Policy (Honours) programme is offered at the Oregon State University.

Overview

Graduates of the BSPP will have the skills necessary for understanding the political, economic, and social constraints faced by policy makers, assessing the performance of alternative approaches to policy implementation, evaluating the effectiveness of policies, and appreciating the sharp conflicts in fundamental human values that animate critical policy debates.  The Public Policy Major will provide students with a set of research, analytical, and management skills that will be transferable across sectors and across issue areas.  The undergraduate program will prepare graduates for a career not only in public service (federal, state, and local government), but also in not-for-profit and for-profit organizations, as well as admissions to competitive graduate programs in a wide range of programs through which they may further broaden their intellectual and practical experience and expertise.

The Public Policy (Honours) at the Oregon State University is designed with an emphasis on substantive interdisciplinary knowledge about important policy issues, analytic skills, and policy practice.  Students will have the opportunity to pursue their individual interests and passion in specialization areas, each of which is supported by a wealth of experience and expertise in both the School of Public Policy and across the OSU campus.  In addition, the degree requires a supervised practicum with a public, non-profit, private, or international organization.

Learning outcomes:

  • Apply social science methods and policy analysis to practical problems of government, communities, regions, and/or global issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply oral and written communication skills in public appearances, written reports and documents.
  • Follow ethical principles for citing sources, using human subjects, serving the public, and working with colleagues.
  • Develop critical thinking about public policy issues and the ability to conduct professional analyses of social, political, and economic structures and bureaucratic processes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics in Public Policy
  • International Political Economy
  • Population trends and Policy
  • Public Administration
  • Ocean Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 SCH

Quarter Credits.

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA High school diploma or IB Diploma with minimum overall score of 26 or IGCSE 5 subjects with a 3.0 average using NCAA scale (9-7/A=4, 5-6/B/C=3, 4/D/E=2, F/G=1, 3-1/U=0). Subjects must include Math, English, Science, 2 electives.
  • English Test Scores must be less than two years old as of the start term requested. Applicants may also use the following achievements to meet the English Requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree program. 
  • SAT: evidence-based reading/writing score of 560
  • ACTE (ACT English) - 21
  • Two English composition courses (Writing 121+) with grades C- or better or one English composition and one Speech Communication course (Communication 111+) with grades C- or better, all from a US university.
  • IGCSE O or A Level English with a grade of C or better (provisional results not accepted)
  • IB Diploma: Language A - Language and Literature (HL) with a minimum score of 5
  • AP English L & C - minimum score of 3

Tuition Fee

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    36567 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36567 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36567 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36567 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13791 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Corvallis

1397 - 2488 USD /month
Living costs

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