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Department of Political Science

Core Courses

UNDERGRADUATE CORE COURSES (120 CREDIT HOURS)

The undergraduate curriculum requires 120 credit hours, including 30 hours in Political Science.

CORE COURSES (24 CREDIT HOURS)

The core curriculum is composed of eight required courses which focus upon subject matter than any administrator needs to master and use. Please note that each of these courses is only offered once once per academic year.

POLSC 700Research Methods in Political ScienceFall Semester
POLSC 702Public Administration and SocietyFall Semester
POLSC 708Public Personnel AdministrationFall Semester
POLSC 738Public FinanceFall Semester
   
POLSC 710Policy Analysis and EvaluationSpring Semester
POLSC 735Public Organization and TheorySpring Semester
POLSC 737Public BudgetingSpring Semester
POLSC 831Capstone Seminar in Public Administration*Spring Semester

*(not eligible for dual undergraduate and graduate credit)

MPA Core Course Descriptions