The minor in Public Administration, offered by the School of Public Affairs, will provide needed competencies to a generation looking for meaningful work consistent with their values. Public Administration courses provide students with the skills and content knowledge to work in public, private, and nonprofit sectors and the emerging fourth sector that blends social concerns with business approaches. This minor is particularly useful for students majoring in substantive areas (such as environmental studies, education and human development, and criminal justice) who plan on applying their expertise in public service organizations such as governmental agencies or nonprofit organizations.
Most courses are offered online, although others may be offered on campus and in remote and hybrid formats.
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Students must satisfy all requirements as outlined below and by the department offering the minor.
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The minor in Public Service requires 15 credit hours of coursework.
A maximum of 6 transfer credits may be applied to the minor.
Students must receive a minimum C- grade in each course applied to satisfy the minor requirements.
|PUAD 1001||Introduction to Leadership and Public Service||3|
|Select six elective credit hours of Public Administration core required courses offered by the School of Public Affairs||6|
Students may choose from the following courses as well as other approved courses.
|Management for Public Service|
|Financial Management for Public Service|
|Program Design, Evaluation, and Decision-Making|
|Ethics in Public Service|
|Leading for the Public Good|
|Effective Communication for Public Service|
|Select six elective credit hours of upper-division Public Administration electives offered by the School of Public Affairs||6|