Curriculum in Public Administration

POLI 1090 American Government with a C or better is a prerequisite for some higher-level political science courses. A score of 4 or higher on the AP American Government test satisfies the prerequisite requirement. Contact the department chair or program coordinator for further information.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Core Humanities (PHIL 1020 preferred)13COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
Core Science I4Core Science II4
POLI 1090 American Government in Multicultural World3POLI 1050 Global Politics and Issues or ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics3
GEEL 1000 General Elective1GEEL 1000 General Elective3
 14 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Foreign Language I 4Foreign Language II (to complete sequence)4
Core History3Core History to complete sequence3
Core Mathematics3Core Fine Arts3
Core Literature3LBAR 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation2
GEEL 1000 General Elective2POLI 2100 State and Local Government3
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
POLI 3000 Political Science Research Methods I3POLI 3270 Policy Process3
POLI 3250 Introduction to Public Administration3Course from Group 2- Nonprofit Organizations and Community Governance23
GEEL 1000 General Elective3Course from Group 3- Elections and Democractic Practice3
Course from Group 1- Democratic, Political, and Administrative Systems3GEEL 1000 General Elective6
Course from Group 4- State and Local Governance3 
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
POLI 3260 Organization Theory3POLI 4140 Public Finance3
POLI 4160 Public Personnel Administration3GEEL 1000 General Elective6
Course from Group 7- Public Law3Course from Group 5- Community Planning3
GEEL 1000 General Elective6Course from Group 6- Global Public Service and Cultural Competency3
 UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
 15 15
Total Hours: 120
1

If Literature requirement was completed prior to Fall 2013, Core Humanities must cover SLO 3.

2

Students must meet with their advisers to determine approved courses for Groups 1 through 7.

3

COMM 1000 fulfills SLO 7.