2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Political Science: Concentration in Public Administration and Public Policy [POL/PADM]

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Political Science Department 
Robert Spitzer, chair
Old Main, Room 207
(607) 753-4105

Political science majors concentrating in public administration and public policy are expected to complete a core curriculum covering the basics of U.S. and world politics, research techniques and political theory. In addition, students are expected to explore the relationship between politics and public administration through upper division course work. Finally, all students must complete a capstone course either through a seminar or internship experience.

Career Potential

  • City manager
  • Administrator for nonprofit organization
  • Government official
  • Pollster


B. Internships: minimum 3 credit hours

Note: The Internship requirement meets the capstone course experience

C. Elective Courses: 15 credit hours

  • POL _29: Special Topics in Political Science (by advisement)

D. Capstone Experience Requirement

See capstone courses listed above in section B Internships, or select one from the following:

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120

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