Major: 39 upper division (300-400 level) units in Public, Administration & Justice + 9 upper division units in related disciplines. Prerequisite for all PA classes: POSC 100. But it does not count towards the 39 units in the major. (W): Course satisfies upper division writing requirement. POSC/CRJU 320 Intro. to Public Mngt. and Policy
Core Requirements (12 Units)
POSC/CRJU 320: Intro to Public Administration POSC/CRJU 321: Research in public Management POSC 421: Government and the Economy (W) POSC/CRJU 422: Human Resources Mngt. (w)
Politics and Administration: Take 1 of the following courses (3 Units)
POSC 300: Contemporary Issues in California Government and Politics POSC 305: Introduction to State and Local Politics POSC 309: Introduction to Metropolitan Politics POSC 315: Introduction to Public Policy
Public Management and Policy: Take any 3 of the following courses. (9 units)
POSC 300: Contemporary issues in California Governmant and Politics POSC 305: Introduction to State and Local Politics POSC 309: Introduction to Metropolitan Politics POSC 315: Introduction to Public Policy POSC 322: leadership for public service POSC 425: Policy Analysis POSC 427: Metropolitan Politics and Policymaking POSC 446: corruption, ethics and public policy pOSC 475: administrative law
Internship Requirement (3 units) - May be waived for students who have administrative experience in the public sector
POSC 497: Internship in public administration
Electives (12 units; 15 units if the internship is waived)
POSC 300: Contemporary Issues in California Government and Politics POSC 305: Introduction to state and local politics POSC 309: Introduction to Metropolitan Politics POSC 315: Introduction to Public Policy POSC 322: Leadership for Public Service POSC 324: nonprofit organizations POSC 352: american foreign policy POSC 375: law, politics and society POSC 403: Politics and Policy in Sacramento POSC 411: Art of Administration POSC 423: Diversity in public management POSC 424: Health Policy POSC 425: Policy Analysis POSC 426: Education Politics and Policy POSC 427: Metropolitan Politics and Policymaking POSC 446: Corruption, Ethics and Public Policy POSC 456: National Security POSC 475:Administrative Law POSC 476: International Law
Courses in related fields: students must complete 3 courses in related disciplines. (9 units)
Accounting African American Studies Aging Studies American Studies Anthropology Asian American Studies Chicano Studies Communications Criminal Justice Economics Environmental Studies Finance Geography and the Environment History Human Communication Studies Human Services Information Systems and Decision Sciences Management Psychology Public Health Sociology Women and Gender Studies
writing requirement: Majors must successfully complete POSC 421 and POSC 422/CRJU 422 to satisfy the upper-division writing requirement. A “C” (2.0) or better is required.
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