Public Administration, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Political Science

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Select one course numbered 1883
Social Sciences9
Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics
Principles of Economics, Microeconomics
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Natural Sciences7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Needed to complete 27 credit hours in Distribution2
Select one course numbered 3883
BS Science-related course requirements
Complete all required courses0
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 124
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum15
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Public Administration Requirements
PSCI 212Politics of the Federal Executive Branch3
PSCI 385Foundations of Public Policy3
PSCI 400Public Administration3
CSIT 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

A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.