Catalog 2010-2012

Public Administration

The Public Administration major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

 

Required:

  Political Science: 940:010; 940:111; 942:014; 942:048; 942:153; 942:172; 942:173; 942:174; 942:188.....27 hours

  Internship: 940:181.....4-8 hours

Area of concentration: choose one of the following focus areas.....9 hours

40-44 hours

 

Focus Area 1 - Economics and Finance (select 3 courses)

Accounting: 120:030, 120:031.

Economics: 920:053, 920:054, 920:117*, 920:125*, 920:148.

Political Science: 942:130.

 

Focus Area 2 - Community and Regional Development (select 3 courses)

Political Science: 942:130, 942:131.

Geography: 970:117, 970:164, 970:168, 970:174.

Criminology: 982:153*.

 

Focus Area 3 - Human Resources (select 3 courses)

Management: 150:153^, 150:165, 150:166.

Psychology: 400:157*, 400:158*.

Social Work: 450:163*.

Communication Studies: 48C:132.

Political Science: 940:173, 942:130.

 

*These courses have additional prerequisites as follows:

920:117 and 920:125 have prerequisites of 920:053 and 920:054. Both 920:053 and 920:054 may substitute for 920:024 which will satisfy Category 5B of the Liberal Arts Core.

982:153 has prerequisites of 980:001 and 982:022. 980:001 will satisfy Category 5A of the Liberal Arts Core.

400:157 and 400:158 have prerequisite of 400:001. 400:001 will satisfy Category 5B of the Liberal Arts Core.

450:163 has prerequisite of 980:001. 980:001 will satisfy Category 5A of the Liberal Arts Core.

 

15A:153 is the designated course number in the Schedule of Classes for non-business majors who will need to take 150:153.