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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science - Public Administration Concentration, BS

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Program Code: 272*/272K
CIP Code: 45.1001


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information

Major Requirements (65 Hours)

2. 0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the Government & Justice Studies department, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

You must complete at least one 3-hour course with a Writing in the Discipline [WID] designation within the Major Requirements. Courses with the [WID] designation are P S 3280  , P S 3320  , P S 3370  , P S 3550 P S 4230  , P S 4723  , & P S 4748  . [WID] All have PRE: R C 2001 .

The WID course can count in PS Electives under either the Public Management or TACCM track. (All [WID] courses have R C 2001  as a prereq.)

Choose One of the Following Two Tracks (9 Hours)

Public Management Track Core Courses

Town Administrator, City County Management (TACCM) Track Core Courses

Required Public Administration Concentration (30 Hours)

Students must follow Public Management or Town Administrator, City County Management track to correspond with track chosen above.

To be chosen with the consent of an advisor.

The concentration, made up of courses drawn from the list of courses below, requires careful planning. Students are encouraged to develop their program of study early in their academic careers with the assigned departmental advisor for this specific concentration.

Required in Public Management Track

Concentration Electives

PLN courses required for TACCM [listed above] may be chosen as electives for public management

Concentration Electives - See Track comments above for number of hours required

Minor (Optional)

Electives (13 Hours)

Taken to total 122 hours for the degree

  • 2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline.

Total Required (122 Hours)

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