Bachelor of Arts in Political Science - Public Administration

THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 
Students interested in studying Public Administration should plan their course of study in consultation with Dr. Brett Sharp, the advisor for the Pubic Administration field. An outline of the program is provided below.

Required courses:
POL 2103 Elements of Political Science
POL 4993 Democratic Governance

Public Administration Foundation...................................................18 hours
Required courses:
ECON 2103 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 2203 Principles of Macroeconomics
POL 1203 State and Local Government
POL 2413 Introduction to Public Administration
POL 2623 Applied Research in Public Administration
POL 4413 Public Policy Analysis

Public Administration Electives.......................................................18 hours
Select from the following:
POL 3313 Municipal Management/Politics
POL 3343 Administrative Law
POL 3543 Public Service Human Resource Management
POL 3583 Urban Government and Policy
POL 4253 Ethics in Public Service
POL 4423 Environmental Politics
POL 4443 Advanced Public Administration
POL 4463 Public Finance and Budgeting
POL 4523 Public Program Evaluation
POL 4603 Intergovernmental Relations
POL 4693 State Administration
POL 4900 Practicum in Public Service (1-4 hours)

Economics Electives.............................................................................3 hours
Select from the following:
ECON 3203 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON 3353 Principles of Public Finance
ECON 4303 Urban Economics
ECON 4323 Policy Analysis
ECON 4513 Labor Economics and Public Policy


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