Academics

Undergraduate program

WSU offers the Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs only on the Vancouver campus.

You may choose one of the following concentrations:

  • Public policy and politics
  • Public administration and management
  • Justice studies

Sample courses:

  • Criminal law
  • Public administration and management
  • Comparative public policy
  • Introduction to social research
  • Management and leadership skills for the public sector

Course requirements

For detailed course requirements for the major or minor in public affairs, see the college catalog.


Graduate program

The Public Affairs program also offers a master’s degree. For information, see the Master of Public Affairs pages.