4 Year Degree Plans

Bachelor in Public Administration (Public Administration)

Department of Public Administration and Health Management

*This is an example of a four year degree plan. Please see your advisor for more details.

  • Freshman, Fall (15 cr. hrs.)

    ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I, 3 cr.
    HSS-E 104 Topics in Arts and Humanities, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 171 (Public & Civic Engagement Req)
    MATH-M 105
    PAHM V (Elective)
  • Freshman, Spring (16 cr. hrs.)

    SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking, 3 cr.
    HSS-E 103 Topics in Social and Historical Studies, 3 cr.
    MATH-M 133/134 Topics in Mathematics and Statistics, 4 cr.
    ENG-W 132

    Social Science Elective, 3 cr.
  • Sophomore, Fall (15 cr. hrs.)

    POLS-Y 103 Introduction to American Politics, 3 cr.
    ECON-E 201 Introduction of Microeconomics , 3 cr.
    HIST-H 105 American History I, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 264 Urban Structure and Policy , 3 cr.

    Humanities Electiive, 3 cr.
  • Sophomore, Spring (14 cr. hrs.)

    PAHM-V 378 Policy Processes in the United States, 3 cr.
    ECON-E 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
    HIST-H 106 American Politics II, 3 cr.

    Science Elective, 5 cr.
  • Junior, Fall (15 cr. hrs.)

    PAHM-V 368 Managing Government Operations, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 372 Government Finance and Budgets, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 263 Public Management, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 366 Managing Behavior in Public Organizations, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 405 Public Law and the Legislative Process, 3 cr.
  • Junior, Spring (15 cr. hrs.)

    PAHM-V 346 Introduction to Government Accounting and Financial Reporting, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 370 Research Methods and Statistical Modeling , 3 cr.
    PAHM-V362 Nonprofit Management and Leadership , 3 cr.

    Science Elective without Lab, 3 cr.
    Any Elective, 3 cr.
  • Senior, Fall (15 cr. hrs.)

    PAHM-V 380 Internship in Public and Environmental Affairs, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 412 Leadership and Ethics or PAHM H-474, 3 cr.

    Ethics Elective, 3 cr.
    Art Elective, 3 cr.
    General Education Elective, 3 cr.
  • Senior, Spring (15 cr. hrs.)

    PAHM-V 376 Law and Public Policy, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 373 Human Resource Management in the Public Sector, 3 cr.
    PAHM-V 443 Managing Workforce Diversity, 3 cr. (Meets the Diversity Requirement)
    PAHM-V 379 Performance Measurement and Program Evaluation, 3 cr. (Meets the Critical Thinking Requirement)

    Elective, 3 cr.

Adopted 2/4/13 by PAHM faculty, effective beginning Fall 2013. Course names updated 11/30/13. Courses offered Approximately every 2 years.

* Please see your advisor for the most current class details.