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Social and Economic Development Policy

For students attending: Prairie State 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 RHT 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities –Choose one course from the following subjects: ART 121-131, ENG 211 and above, HIST, HUMAN or PHILO (not 203) 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANTHR, GEOG, POLSC, PSYCH, SOCSC, or SOCIO. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Mathematics - Choose either MATH 112 or 155.
  • F. Science - Choose 11 hours from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics. At least two courses must be in the same field and at least one must be in a different field.
  • G. Free Electives – Choose six courses with an IAI designation

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

PSC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MATH 115 or 153

General Education Statistics or Probability and Statistics

Math Elect

ITPRG 103 or 144 

Introduction to Programming Logic or C++ Programming I 

CS 110 or 105

ECON 201

Macroeconomic Principles

ECON 152

ECON 202

Microeconomic Principles

ECON 151

POLSC 152

U.S., State, and Local Government

PS 214

BUS 201

Business Law I

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