Student Learning Outcomes

Students majoring in Public Policy at Gettysburg College will:

  1. Articulate how public policy issues and problems are defined, framed, and prioritized;
  2. Analyze public problems and evaluate policy alternatives against criteria such as equity, efficiency, and effectiveness;
  3. Explain theoretical foundations of policies and processes;
  4. Dive deeply into one policy concentration; and
  5. Communicate effectively and multi-modally about policy development, implementation, evaluation, and reform.