Apr 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science - Public Administration/Town Administrator, City County Management (TACCM) Concentration, BS (272M)

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Program Code: 272*/272M
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 (53-54 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the Government & Justice Studies discipline, 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 PS 3280 , PS 3320 , PS 3370 , PS 3550 , PS 3565 PS 3570 PS 4230 , PS 4723 , PS 4748 . [WID] All have PRE: RC 2001 .

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

Town Administrator, City County Management (TACCM) Elective Courses (12 Hours)

Required TACCM Concentration (15-16 Hours)

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.

Minor (REQUIRED) (19 Hours)

A minor in Community and Regional Planning is required.

Electives (3-4 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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