Bloomington Campus

Doctor of Philosophy in Public Affairs

Core Requirements

The following three courses are required for all Public Affairs students:

SPEA-V 680 Research Design and Methods in Public Affairs (3 cr.)
SPEA-V 621 Seminar in Teaching Public and Environmental Affairs (2 cr.)
SPEA-V 691 Workshop in Public Policy

This course prepares students for college teaching
and their professional responsibilities toward current
and future students. It is taken in a student’s first year
in the program.

Each student is required to take this 1 credit hour
course for three semesters. The workshop features research
presentations by faculty, visiting scholars, and
advanced students. Its intent is to prepare students to
critique current literature in the field, learn to
prepare manuscripts for presentation and publication,
and defend their ideas and methods.
(1 cr.)

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