Minor in Public Administration and Policy
Offered by the Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public Affairs, the minor in public administration and policy is designed to give undergraduate students a deeper appreciation for the challenges in organizing the modern state and the manner in which the intricacies of implementation affect the achievement of public policies.
- 21 credit hours with grades of C or better and at least 12 credit hours unique to the minor.
- GOVT-110 Politics in the United States FA4 is recommended as a prerequisite to the minor.
- GOVT-210 Political Power and American Public Policy FA4 (3)
- PUAD-260 Administrative Politics (3)
- PUAD-343 Introduction to Public Administration and Governance (3)
3 credit hours from the following:
- GOVT-484 Women and Political Leadership (3)
- PUAD-396 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6) (approved topic)
- SPA-460 Political and Organizational Leadership (3) (for students in the SPA Leadership Program)
- Other approved course on leadership
9 credit hours from the following:
- SPA-370 American Environmental Policy and Politics (3)
- GOVT-396 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6)
- GOVT-496 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6)
- GOVT-423 Advanced Studies in Public Policy (3)
- GOVT-455 Equal Protection (3)
- GOVT-483 Women, Politics, and Public Policy (3)
- GOVT-520 Advanced Studies in Campaign Management (4)
- GOVT-529 Principles of Homeland Security (3)
- JLC-309 Justice and Public Policy (3)
- JLC-550 Drugs, Crime, and Public Policy (3)
- Other SPA courses dealing with public policy and administration as approved by the department chair