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Social and Economic Development Policy

For students attending: Harper College
Who plan to major in: Social and Economic Development Policy

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENG 121 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (not 101 or 102).
  • C. Social Sciences Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (NOT 215), Geography (not 112), Political Science (not 220 or 250), Psychology (not 210), or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Mathematics - Choose either MTH 124 or MTH 134.
  • F. Science Electives - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects.  Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Astronomy 101.  Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • G. Free Electives - Choose six courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Social and Economic Development Policy degree:

HARPER COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

CIS 106 or
CSC 121

Computer Logic and Programming Technology or
Computer Science I

CS 110 or
CS 105

ECO 211

Microeconomics

ECON 151

ECO 212

Macroeconomics

ECON 152

PSC 220

State and Local Government in the United States
(see note 2)

PS 214

PSC 250

Comparative Political Systems

PS 232

MTH 165

Elementary Statistics

BUS 221

ACC 211

Business Law I (see note 1)

BUS 341


Note 1) International Development Specialization only.
Note 2) Urban and Regional Development Specialization only.

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018