This program prepares students for government service on the federal, state, or local level, for employment in nonprofit organizations, and for careers which require various administrative skills. Its courses focus on such areas as budgeting, personnel and financial administration, the management of organizations, public services, law, political and government institutions, ethics and global awareness.
Total Major Credits 36 credits
Required Courses (27 credits)
|POLSC||100||American Government and Politics|
|PA||202||Studies in Public Administration|
|PA||305||State and Local Government|
|PA||362||Public Personnel Administration|
|PA||363||Public Financial Administration|
|PA||364||Organizational Theory and Management|
Major Electives (9 credits)
Select three courses in public administration, political science, or other approved areas.
CORE Curriculum (30 credits)
Includes two writing courses (including, Expository Writing or the equivalent); a Mathematics skills course; and at least one approved course from each of the following categories: Natural Science, Humanities, Fine Arts, and Social Science; and additional liberal arts electives for a total of 30 credits.
Electives (54 credits)
Total Credits required to graduate 120 credits