POLS 501 Public Admin:Theory,Scope&Meth

Public Administration: Theory, Scope, and Methods is an introductory course concerned with American government planning, organizing, and operation necessary for governance on the national, state, and local levels. This course provides the student with a graduate level overview of: the historical foundations of public administration; the nature of governmental activity; governmental structure, bureaucracy, and organizational theory; public personnel management; public budgeting and financial management; administrative law; and administrative ethics.


3 credits