Students should apply for submatriculation by the admissions deadline (December 1 early application deadline or January 15 final application deadline) for the admissions cycle that they hope to begin coursework (e.g., December 1, 2022 early deadline or January 15, 2023 final deadline for August 2023 matriculation).
Submatriculants remain eligible for undergraduate financial aid for the normal eight (8) semesters of the BA program. Submatriculants are not eligible to receive scholarships from SP2 but may apply for federal student financial aid.
Course of Study
An individual plan of study will be prepared and agreed upon by the appropriate College advisor and SP2 to assure the integrity of both degree programs.
BA/MSSP General Program of Study
This represents a sample course grid. Each student will meet with the Associate Director of the MSSP Program to create an individually designed course schedule.
|Senior Year: Fall||Senior Year: Spring|
|MSSP 6280: Policy Analysis of Issues, Strategy and Process||MSSP 6310: Law & Social Policy|
|MSSP 6300: Quantitative Reasoning||MSSP 8970: Applied Linear Modeling|
|MSSP 6320: Capstone Seminar I: Policy Communication (0.5 cu)|
|MSSP 6330: Capstone Seminar II: Policy Internship (0.5 cu)|
|Fifth Year: Fall|
|MSSP 6290: Research and Evaluation Design|
|MSSP 6680: Economics for Social Policy|
|MSSP Theory Elective|
*Any 2 to 4 courses within the MSSP program may be used toward the undergraduate degree in the School of Arts and Sciences (with the approval of the undergraduate Advisor).