Public Administration

Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science


Core Curriculum
(Areas A, B, C, D, E, and additional requirements)
47 hrs
Area F
Courses Appropriate to the Program of Study
POLS 2101
Introduction to Political Science
3 hrs
Choose one of the following courses:
HIST 2111

HIST 2112

SOCI 2101
A Survey of U.S. History: Post Civil War Period
A Survey of U.S. History: Post Civil War to the Present
Social Statistics
3 hrs

3 hrs

3 hrs
Foreign Language sequence (Two courses at any level)
6 hrs
Choose one of the following courses:
GEOG 1101
ANTH 1102
Introduction to Human Geography
Introduction to Anthropology
3 hrs
3 hrs
TOTAL: AREA F
15 hrs
 
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
POLS 3301
POLS 3601
POLS 4201
POLS 4901
POLS 2201
POLS 2601
POLS 3101
POLS 3102
POLS 3211
POLS 4221
Research Methods in Political Science
African-American Politics
Political Theory
Senior Seminar
State and Local Government
Introduction to Public Administration
International Politics
Comparative Government
Constitutional Law
American Political Thought
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
Political Science Electives
6 hrs
TOTAL: MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
36 hrs
 
EMPHASIS: PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION POLICY
POLS 3401
POLS 3501
POLS 3511
POLS 3811
POLS 4511
Administrative Law
Public Personnel Administration
Organization Theory and Behavior
Gender and Politics
Public Policy
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
TOTAL: EMPHASIS
15 hrs
 
Electives
9 hrs
Minor Field
15 hrs
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED
125 hrs
 
MINOR IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
POLS 2101
Introduction to Political Science
3 hrs
Four other POLS courses
(Note: Students who take POLS 2101 in the core curriculum will need an additional POLS elective in the minor.)
12 hrs
TOTAL HOURS
15 hrs