Double Counting of Courses
Students cannot double-count courses between their degree core**, and their concentration or specialization.
The double-counting of courses is not permitted in any STEM-designated program: MPA-DP; Energy & Environment/Data Analytics & Quantitative Analysis; or International Finance & Economic Policy/Data Analytics & Quantitative Analysis
Double-counting is allowed between concentrations and specializations (except for STEM programs noted above) at the discretion of the concentration or specialization faculty director.
|MIA & MPA Concentration/Specialization||Double counting with MIA/MPA core**||Double counting between concentration and specialization|
|Economic and Political Development||No||Allow up to two courses to be double-counted for an EPD focus area (not core) and for a specialization, except that no more than one EPD focus area course can have a regional or country focus|
|Energy and Environment||No||Yes, except for DAQA specialization. EE courses may not double count in the DAQA specialization|
|Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy||No||Yes|
|International Finance and Economic Policy||Yes, may double count INAF U6022 if a student has also taken SIPA U6200||Yes, except for DAQA specialization. IFEP courses may not double count in the DAQA specialization|
|International Security Policy||No||Yes, up to two courses|
|Urban and Social Policy||No||Yes, up to 6-points|
|Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis||No||Yes, except for IFEP and EE concentrations. DAQA courses may not double count in the EE or IFEP concentrations.|
|Gender and Public Policy||No||Yes|
|International Conflict Resolution||No||Yes, up to two courses|
|International Organization and UN Studies||No||Yes|
|Management||No||Yes, up to two courses|
|Technology, Media, and Communications||No||Yes, up to two courses|
**The exception to this policy is courses that fulfill the Interstate Relations requirement in the Masters of International Affairs (MIA) degree may also be counted for concentration or specialization credit.