Major in Public Policy

(Arts Program)
Enrolment Requirements: 
First Year:
  1. POL101Y1 (67%)
    • OR TrinityOne Public Policy courses TRN160Y and/or TRN161Y (75%) / VicOne policy
    streams (75% in 1.0 FCE)
    *Students entering through TrinityOne/VicOne streams will be ineligible to take upper year POL courses until they have completed POL214Y
  2. Either ECO100Y1 (with a final mark of at least 67%) or ECO105Y1 (with a final mark of at least 80%), AND
  3. Optional MAT133Y1 or equivalent (65%)
    *MAT133Y or equivalent (65%) is required for those students studying ECO206Y,
    ECO208Y, ECO210Y, ECO227Y in their upper years
    *MAT133Y or equivalent (no minimum grade) is required for those students studying ECO200Y,
    ECO202Y, ECO204Y, ECO209Y, ECO220Y in their upper years
    *MAT133Y
    or equivalent (65%) is not required for those students studying PPG200H1

Second Year:

  1. ECO200Y1/​ECO204Y1/​ECO206Y1/​PPG200H1
    - PPG200H does not serve as PREREQUISITE for upper year ECO courses
    - ECO200+ is required for those who plan to take ECO courses at the 300+level.
  2. POL214Y

 

Students may enroll after their first- or second-year of study. Achieving the minimum grade requirements outlined above does not necessarily guarantee admission to the program in any given year.

Completion Requirements: 

(7.5 FCEs)

The Major program in Public Policy is offered jointly by the School of Public Policy, the Department of Economics, and the Department of Political Science. Students enroll after first-year, and must meet the prerequisite conditions for all second-year and higher courses.

Major in Public Policy (7.5 FCEs)

First Year:

POL101Y1 (67%)
• OR TrinityOne Public Policy courses TRN160Y and/or TRN161Y (75%) / VicOne policy streams (75% in 1.0 FCE)
*Students entering through TrinityOne/VicOne streams will be ineligible to take upper year POL courses until they have completed POL214Y

Either ECO100Y1 (with a final mark of at least 67%) or ECO105Y1 (with a final mark of at least 80%), AND

Optional MAT133Y1 or equivalent (65%)
*MAT133Y or equivalent (65%) is required for those students studying ECO206Y, ECO208Y, ECO210Y, ECO227Y in their upper years
*MAT133Y or equivalent (no minimum grade) is required for those students studying ECO200Y, ECO202Y, ECO204Y, ECO209Y, ECO220Y in their upper years
*MAT133Y or equivalent (65%) is not required for those students studying PPG200H1

Second Year:

1. ECO200Y1/​ECO204Y1/​ECO206Y1/​PPG200H1
- PPG200H does not serve as PREREQUISITE for upper year ECO courses
- ECO200+ is required for those who plan to take ECO courses at the 300+level.

2. ECO220Y1/​(POL222H1+POL232H1)/SOC202H1/​STA220H1/​STA221H1/​STA248H1/​STA255H1/​STA261H1

3. POL214Y

Third and Fourth Years:

1. PPG301H1

2. PPG401H1

3. Remaining FCEs to reach the 7.5 requirement will be drawn from 300+-level drawn from Economics, Political Science, Sociology, or related disciplines.

A non-exhaustive list of eligible courses includes:

ECO313H/ ECO314H/ ECO320H/ ECO324Y/ ECO331H/ ECO333H1/​ ECO334H/ ECO336Y/ ECO339Y/ ECO349H/ ECO364H/ ECO365H/ ECO369H/ ECO402H/ ECO403H/ ECO407H/ ECO410H/ ECO414H/ ECO416H/ ECO425H/ ECO426H/ ECO434H/ ECO439H

POL306H1/​ POL308H1/​ POL312Y1/​ POL314Y1/​ POL315H1/​ POL316Y1/​ POL317Y1/​ POL318H1/​ POL321H1/​ POL332Y1/​ POL334H1/​ POL336H1/​ POL337Y1/​ POL341H1/​ POL344H1/​ POL351Y1/​ POL356Y1/​ JPR364H1/​ POL370H1/​ POL371H1/​ POL377H1/​ POL408H1/​ POL409H1/​ POL411H1/​ POL413H1/​ JPJ412H1/​ POL423H1/​ POL425Y1/​ POL439H1/​ POL447Y1/​ POL448H1/​ POL450H1/​ JPF455Y1/​ JPR457H1/​ POL457Y1/​ POL458H1/​ POL474H1/​ POL480Y1/​ POL481Y1/​ POL482H1

With the approval of the program director, students can take public policy oriented courses outside this list.

Students may enroll after their first- or second-year of study. Achieving the minimum grades outlined above does not necessarily guarantee admission to the program in any given year.