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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, Public Administration Concentration, B.A.

Department of Political Science

Students majoring in Political Science can choose a general focus or a concentration in either Public Administration or Pre-law.

The Public Administration concentration is for those seeking administrative careers in government or public service agencies. A combination of general political science courses, core public administration courses, pertinent political science electives, and courses in related disciplines provides a sound background for an administrative career.

The concentration in Public Administration requires 36 semester hours of work, including

Required Courses

Core (18 hours)

Choose two from each of the following groups:

Subfields (6 hours)

Choose two from the following subfields:

  • American Government
  • Comparative Government
  • International Relations
  • Political Theory

Curriculum: Political Science, Public Administration

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.


Subtotal: 29 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


  • 3 credit hours
  • PS electives 6 credit hours
  • Minors 3 credit hours
  • Elective 7 credit hours
  • PA cognate 12 credit hours

Subtotal: 31 Hours

Total hours in program: 120