The Public Administration major provides students with multidisciplinary education which focuses on developing the skills essential for the public sector manager. The major prepares students for a variety of careers in national, state, and local government service, including but not limited to human resource management, program planning, budgeting, and law enforcement administration. In addition to its standard course offerings, this program provides opportunities for field experiences and internships. Majors in Public Administration may pursue either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Public Administration - Min. 120 Hours
|Common Core: See Common Core requirements|
|Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)|
|Humanities or Fine Arts:
When choosing a Fine Arts course, see guidelines.
When choosing a Humanities course, see guidelines.
|9 hours (BA)||6 hours (BS)|
|Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO): See guidelines.||3 hours (BA)||6 hours (BS)|
|Science: See guidelines.||3-4 hours|
|BA Foreign Language (a single language)
BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines.
|Public Administration Major (35-36 Hours)|
|EC201 Macroeconomics (3)
EC302 Economics of Public Policy (3)
HI118 Development of U.S. II (3)
PS/SO480 Major Readings (3)
PS101 Intro American National State Local Govt. (3)
PS330 Principles of Public Administration (3)
PS333 Public Policy Analysis (3)
PY101 General Psychology (3)
PY352 Group Processes (3)
SO324 Social Psychology (3)
|Two (2) courses from the following:
AC201 Principles of Accounting I (3)
EC330 Law and Economics (3)
PS308 Constitutional Law (3)
PS309 Law in American Society (3)
PS368/468 Government Internship (2)
SO102 Social Problems (3)
SO302 Urban and Rural Sociology (3)
SO350 Social Theory (3)
|Minor And Electives To Complete Min. 120 Hours|