Degree or Program Details

Public Administration Major

Prepares students for careers in management in the public sector. Students analyze and discuss operations of all forms and levels of government and learn the basic principles of government, political philosophy, statistical analysis and computer literacy.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 38
Politics Core 14
     PS 105 American Government (4 cr.) [IV]
     PS 208 Modern Political Thought (4 cr.) [II] or
Required Public Policy Courses 12
Political Science Electives 12
Choose from the following (8 credits must be at the 300-400 level) 
    Note: Only 8 credit hours may be applied toward major. 

Minor 20