Requirements for Admission to the Major
The criteria for admission into the Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs (BSPA) is as follows:
Completion of the following 9 courses with a gpa of at least 2.25:
PUB 1250 Public Administration
POL 2332 American Political Thought
COM 1010 Speech Communication
ENG 2100 Writing I
ENG 2150 Writing II
MTH 2003 Precalculus
STA 2100 or STA 2000 Business Statistics I or Statistics for Social Science
ECO 1001 Microeconomics
CIS 2200 Intro to Information Systems and Technologies
NOTE: ECO 1002 and LAW 1101 are NOT required for admission into the BSPA.
Once these requirements have been met, students should fill out the online Eligibility Review for Your Major form or email Jennifer.Harrington@baruch.cuny.edu. Once they have been approved for the major, they may declare their major officially (086) and begin taking major courses.