Program Overview

The undergraduate minor in public administration requires 15 credit hours in POL courses.

Curriculum Requirements

POL 201Introduction to American National Government3
POL 319Politics of the Administrative Process3
POL 321Introduction to Public Policy3
Select two of the following electives:6
Politics of Growth Management
State Government and Politics
Government in Metropolitan Areas
Public Opinion
Budget and Financial Management and Administration
From Plato Through Rawls
Statistics for Politics and Public Administration
Introductory Statistical Methods in Political Science
Advanced Statistical Methods in Political Science
Introduction to Game Theory for Political Science
Public Affairs Internship
Introduction to Graduate Public Administration
Problems in Public and Non-Profit Management
Non-Profit Organizations: Law, Policy, and Management
Comparative Public Policy and Administration
Administrative Law
Global Environmental Politics
U.S. Health Care Crisis: Politics and Policies
Civic Participation and Democracy
Productivity in the Public and Non-Profit Sectors
Total Quality Public Service Management: Achieving High Performance Government
Politics and Ethics
Ethical and Manangerial Issues in Government, Business and Non-Profit Organization.
From Electronic Government to Digital Governance
Special Topics in Public Administration, Policy, and Law
Place Holder for Economics for Politics and Public Administration
Place Holder for Applied Policy Analysis
Total Credit Hours15

 A minimum grade of C- or better and a 2.0 gpa are required for all courses within the department.


 A minimum of 9 credits must be earned in residence, thus a maximum of 6 credits can be transferred in.


 One of the two elective courses must be a 500 level course