Social Policy

Minor only

The minor brings an interdisciplinary focus to the many social problems facing a city, such as Baltimore, and the nation as a whole. Students are encouraged to search for policy solutions to these problems. This minor crosses over several departments including economics, political science, and sociology.

Highlights of the Hopkins Program

Students wishing to complete the minor will then apply for an intensive semester experience in either Baltimore or Washington, D.C., in the spring of their junior year. The intensive semester will combine small, interdisciplinary classes with an internship experience in the social policy field. Fifteen students will be accepted at each location. All students will participate in a senior capstone seminar.


Suggested First Semester Course(s)
  • Intro to Social Policy: Baltimore and Beyond, 360.247

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