USC Price School of Public Policy

Public Policy and Law Curriculum

Public Policy and Law Curriculum

Required Courses (16 units)

  • Finance of the Public Sector (PPD 313) – 4 units
  • Public Policy and Law (PPD 314) – 4 units
  • Analytic Foundations for Public Policy (PPD 315) – 4 units
  • Constitutional Law (POSC 340) – 4 units

Electives (12 units) – select from the following list

  • Crime and Public Policy (PPD 342) – 4 units
  • Comparative Urban Development (PPD 410) – 4 units
  • Health Policy (PPD 415) – 4 units
  • Housing and Community Development (PPD 439) – 4 units)
  • Sustainability Planning (PPD 461) – 4 units)
  • Social Innovations (PPD 478) – 4 units
  • US Immigration Policy (PPD 485m) – 4 units
  • Economic Analysis of Law (ECON 434) – 4 units
  • Law and Society (LAW 200x) – 4 units
  • Civil and Political Rights and Liberties (POSC 444) – 4 units
  • Washington Semester (16 units)