Public Administration, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Political Science

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
LOPER 7: Social Science
Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics
Principles of Economics, Microeconomics
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BS Science-related course requirements
Complete all required courses0
Program Specified Requirements6
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 224
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum24
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Public Administration Core
Take all of the following:
PSCI 212Introduction to Public Administration3
PSCI 385Foundations of Public Policy3
PSCI 400Public Administration3
CYBR 108Computers in Society3
ECON 314Public Finance3
ENG 311Advanced Writing I3
PHIL 305Social and Political Philosophy3
PHIL 400Ethics3
PSCI 381Introduction to Political Inquiry3
or SOC 370 Sociological Research
PSY 410Industrial Psychology3
or SOC 349 Sociology of Work
GEOG 321Economic Geography3
or HIST 485 The United States Since 1941
PSCI 475Internship in Political Science3
or PSCI 499 Readings in Political Science
Total Credit Hours36