2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 02, 2023  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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

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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: 124

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