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)
• 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
Third and Fourth Years:
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.