Catalog 2010-2012

State and Local Government

The Certificate in State and Local Government is designed to provide a specific set of skills to any student at UNI looking to work in state or local government. This certificate blends theoretical and practical knowledge to provide the flexibility to solve some of the problems facing these governments.

 

If your career goals include public finance, economic development, community development and planning, or state and local politics, a Certificate in State and Local Government will help link your education to your career.

A Certificate in State and Local Government will also help students who want to work in public agencies such as school administration, city management, public health, social services, or public safety.

 

Required:

  American Politics: 942:014; 942:131.....6 hours

Electives (choose minimum 9 hours from the following).....9 hours

  Communication: 48C:160.

  Economics: 920:148*.

  American Politics: 942:132, 942:153, 942:172*, 942:173*.

  Criminology: 982:153*.

15 hours

 

*These courses have additional prerequisites are as follows:

942:172 and 942:173 have prerequisites of 942:014 and 942:048. 942:014 will satisfy Category 5B of the Liberal Arts Core.

920:148 has prerequisites of 920:053 and 920:054, or consent of instructor. 920:053 and 920:054 are prerequisites to all 100/2000/3000/4000-level economics courses. Either 920:024 or both 920:053 and 920:054 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.