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Pardee RAND students undertake a rigorous interdisciplinary program curriculum and integrate their studies through policy design studios. The required courses and studios are designed to provide students with a broad and solid base from which they can then begin to tailor their academic experience.
Program Required Courses and Studios 11.5 units total
Policy Analysis 2.5 units
Quantitative Analysis 2.5 units
Economic Analysis 2.0 units
Students explore their particular interests and passions through a range of electives and tutorials with Pardee RAND faculty and RAND research staff. They complete 8.0 units of electives (including Policy Engagement Stream requirements). Through their electives and experiential learning, students fulfill their policy specialization. Additionally, some students choose to pursue an analytic concentration.
Elective course content is demand-driven based on student interest and is updated each year. Courses are generally offered every other year and are subject to change.
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