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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Administration, B.S.

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This program prepares students for government service on the federal, state, or local level, for employment in nonprofit organizations, and for careers which require various administrative skills. Its courses focus on such areas as budgeting, personnel and financial administration, the management of organizations, public services, law, political and government institutions, ethics, and global awareness.

Program Requirements

Major Electives (9 credits)

Select three courses in public administration, political science, or other approved areas.

Total Major Credits: 36 credits

Core Curriculum (30 credits)

Includes two writing courses (including, Expository Writing or the equivalent); a Mathematics skills course; IDS 210 - Effective Speaking Across Audiences  and IDS 150 - Cultural Awareness in a Global Society ; and at least one approved course from each of the following categories: Natural Science, Humanities, Fine Arts, Social Science, and additional liberal arts electives for a total of 30 credits.

Electives (54 credits)

Total Credits Required to Graduate: 120 credits

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