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Major in Public Administration

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science Degree

CIP 44.0401

 

University Studies Requirements ..............................41-47 hrs

University Studies selections must include:
  • Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies and Quantitative Skills: MAT 135 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Social and Self-Awareness and Responsible Citizenship: 
          ECO 230 Principles of Macroeconomics
             or

          ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics

Note: See required courses below before selecting social science/University Studies elective courses. A minimum grade of C is required in ENG 101, 102 and POL 140 from freshmen and transfer students majoring in public administration.

 

Required Courses..............................................................27 hrs
ACC 200 Principles of Accounting I
PLN 521 Geographic Information Systems
POL 099 Transitions
POL 140 American National Government
POL 240 State and Local Politics
POL 360 Research Methods
POL 470 Foundations of Public Administration
POL 473 Public Budgeting Finance
POL 475 Human Resource Administration

POL 499 Senior Seminar in Political Science

 

Required Limited Electives................................................9 hrs
     Choose from the following:
MGT 354 Techniques of Oral Reporting and Management Briefings
MGT 557 International Management
PLN 523 Problems in Urban Geography and Urban Planning
POL 442 Government and Business
POL 471 Contemporary Public Policy Issues
POL 472 Public Planning and Evaluation
POL 476 Law and Public Administration
POL 479 Labor Law and Public Policy

POL 488 Cooperative Education/Internship

 

Required Minor............................................................21-24 hrs

Unrestricted Electives..................................................13-22 hrs

Total Curriculum Requirements...................................120 hrs

 

The requirements listed above are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the Undergraduate Bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment.

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