PUBL Public Administration

PUBL   2150   Careers In Pol Sci/Pub Admin

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

How to apply the political science and public administration diciplines to careers in public service. Emphasis on creating a plan for professional development, a personality profile, skills assessment, researching career clusters in public service, field interviews, developing a plan for a job search.

Prerequisite(s): POLS   2100 or PUBL   2601.

PUBL   2250   International Organization

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Origin, principles, and functions of regional and global organizations transcending national boundaries. Organizational structures with emphasis on geopolitics creating structures, their functions, and dysfunctions.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL   1101.

PUBL   2601   Foundations Of Public Admin

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Elements of public adminstration. Emhasis on bureaucracy, administrative power, informal groups, issue networks, budgeting, implementation, decision making, personnel, and ethics in public service.

Prerequisite(s): POLS   2100.

PUBL   3990   Spec Topics Publ Admin/Pol Sci

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics and issues not available in other courses. Topics will be announced before each offering of the course.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of PUBL   2601.

Cross Listing(s): POLS   3990.

PUBL   4010   Politics Of Budgetary Process

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Procedures and strategies for national, state and local government budgets. Emphasis on politics, fiscal and monetary policy, revenue systems, audits, planning, and accounting systems.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in PUBL   2601.

PUBL   4030   Public Policy Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Decision making for public policy. Emphasis on decision making theories, politics of the policy making process, mobilization of political support, cost and benefits of selected public policies, and application of decision theory to selected public policy issues.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in PUBL   2601.

PUBL   4050   Principles Public Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Theory and cases on the management of public and not for profit agencies. Emphasis on total quality management, rational and incremental decision making, cost benefit analysis, politics and public policy of decision making, accountability measures, and political culture.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in PUBL   2601.

PUBL   4180   Administrative Law

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The framework of law governing federal administrative agencies. Emphasis on judicial responsibility, enforcement, discretion, summary actions, hearings, procedural safeguards, search and seizure, due process, and civil rights.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in PUBL   2601.

Cross Listing(s): POLS   4180.

PUBL   4620   Internship

1-3 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Open only to juniors and above. Field experience in government, public service or applied politics.

Cross Listing(s): PUBL   4620.

PUBL   4630   Internship

1-3 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Field experience in government, public service, or applied politics. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.

Cross Listing(s): POLS   4630.

PUBL   4640   Internship

1-3 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Field experience in government, public service, or applied politics. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.

Cross Listing(s): POLS   4640.

PUBL   4650   Practicum

3 Credit Hours.   3-6 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Student will pursue a research topic along with his/her field experience in government, public service or applied politics. Research paper or portfolio is required. Open to students with junior or senior status.