In addition to admitting college requirements , students in the PAM Major must complete specific requirements listed here.
As of Fall 2023, students are no longer being admitted to the PAM Major. The requirements listed below pertain to students that matriculated in August 2022 and January 2023.
All course prefixes have changed from PAM to PUBPOL.
PAM 3000/4000 Electives
PAM 3000/4000 Electives (21 credits)
Students must take a minimum of 21 credits of 3000 or 4000 level PAM courses in addition to the PAM Core Requirements.
Note: PUBPOL 4000 , 4010 , 4020 , 4030 , 4980 , and 4990 may not be used to fulfill this requirement.
Mathematics (3-4 credits)
This fulfills the college distribution quantitative and analytical courses requirement.
Either of the following:
Score of 4 or 5 on AP Calculus BC exam OR
Any 3 credit Cornell math course except MATH 1101 and MATH 1710 .
Note: If this requirement is not satisfied with AP Calculus BC then the MATH course must be taken at Cornell.
Note: AP Calculus AB credit (a score of 4 or 5) may be applied as elective credits, but does not fulfill this requirement.
PAM Additional Distribution Coursework
Additional Distribution Coursework (6 credits)
Any course with the Course Distribution PBS, BIOLS-AG, BIONLS-AG, SBA, KCM, MQR, LA, CA, or HA. Language courses may count here.