The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Politics and Popular Culture (PPC) requires 30 credits. All MPPC students take the following:
- Required Core Course (three credits): POLS 5700.
- Required Course (at least one): POLS 5100, 5200, 5300, or 5400.
- Required Core POLS Sequence (six credits): POLS 5600, 5605, or 5615.
- Required Master’s Project I POLS 5620, and Master’s Project II POLS 5621, totaling six credits.
MPPC students will then take the remaining credits from POLS classes with substantial PPC content. Preapproved classes are POLS 5710, 5720, 5105, 5100* (Special Topics, repeatable with different content) POLS 3426, 3822. Students are encouraged to take at least one class with PPC content in a department other than POLS, with M.A. coordinator advice and consent. (* or other core DHMS equivalent).
The program is offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.