The undergraduate program is a concentration option for a Political Science degree. Selecting this concentration enables students to enhance their understanding of public organizations and bureaucracies beyond coverage in other political science classes. The concentration offers a unique opportunity to link a liberal arts degree with superior preparation in organizational leadership, analytical skills, and real-world internship experience.
Students interested in pursuing this concentration should select an advisor from the Public Administration faculty as soon as possible. Please direct all questions about the Public Administration concentration to the Department of Public Administration, Business Administration 215, or contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 910.521.6637.
There is also a minor offered in Public Administration, available to students pursuing any major at UNCP wishing to develop additional, directed expertise in public organizations and leadership. The program is described below. Please direct all questions about the Public Administration minor to the Department of Public Administration, Business Administration 215, or contact us via email at email@example.com or at 910.521.6637.
For all students beginning the program in Fall 2010, the concentration requirement are:
|Public Administration Concentration in Political Science Course Requirements (120 hrs)||Semester Hours|
|General Education Requirements||44|
|Major Course Requirements (37 hrs)||Semester Hours|
|Introductory Requirement: PAD 1000, PSPA 1010||6|
|Core Courses: PAD 2010, 2100, 2190, 2330, 3440, 3600, 4530||22|
|Select one from PAD 4500 or PAD 4770||3|
|Select one from ECON 2020 or ECON 2030||3|
|Select one 3000-4000 level courses in Public Administration, Political Science, or Economics||3|
|Minor Course Requirements (19 hrs)||Semester Hours|
|Introductory Requirement: PAD 1000||3|
|Core Courses: PAD 2010, 2100, 2190, 2330||13|
|Select one 3000-4000 level course in Public Administration||3|
For students who started at UNCP prior to Fall 2010, the concentration and minor requirements are: