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

A minor is required with 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

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

Electives:

At least 12 credits for the major must be taken at the 300-400 level and 9 credits must be taken at the 400-level. Students must also complete a minor in an area relevant to public administration.

Total Credit Hours: 39