Political Science with Specialization in Public Administration, B.A.

A minor is required for this major.

Requirements: (39 credits)

Core Courses:

PS 110American Government & Politics

3

PS 230American State and Local Government

3

PS 250Approaches to Political Science

3

PS 260Public Administration

3

PS 331American Constitutional Law

3

PS 450Public Sector Ethics

3

 

PS 445Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation

3

or

PS 446Power, Money, and Politics: The Public Budgeting Process

3

Total Credit Hours:21

Minimum of 6 credits from the following:

PS 480State Internship Experience

4

and

PS 485State Internship Seminar

3

or

PS 482Intensive State Internship Experience

9

and

PS 485State Internship Seminar

3

or

PS 470National Intern Experience

12

or

PS 490Directed Readings in Political Science

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours:6

Electives:

may be chosen from political science or from fields directly related to public administration, with prior approval of the department advisor. At least 18 credits for the major must be taken at the 300-400 level. Students must also complete a minor in an area relevant to public administration.

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 39