Description. Wherever a career leads, it will inevitably involve management. The minor in Public Administration gives students an understanding of how administration works, how policy gets made, and how to excel as a manager in government, non-profit and corporate organizations. The supervision, planning and budgeting skills students acquire in the Public Administration minor will prove valuable as they advance towards a leadership role in any organization that helps carry out the business of government.
Requirements. To receive the minor, students must complete 18 credits (six courses) from the following public administration courses. “Special topics” courses in public administration or public administration graduate courses taken by academically-eligible seniors can also be applied to the minor.
Note: The minor in Public Administration is not available to students who are majoring in Public Administration.
Part One. Required Course Subtotal: 3 credits
PAD 240 Introduction to Public Administration
Part Two. Electives
Select five Subtotal: 15 credits
PAD 241 Information in Public Administration
PAD 260 International Public Administration
PAD 314 Productivity
PAD 340 Planning and Policy Analysis
PAD 343 Administration of Financial Resources
PAD 346 Human Resource Administration
PAD 348 Justice Planning and Policy Analysis
PAD 360 Court Administration
PAD 400 Quantitative Problems in Public Administration
PAD 402 Seminar and Internship in New York City Government
PAD 404 Practicum in Public Administration
PAD 420 Contemporary Administration and the Judiciary
PAD 440 Problems in Public Administration
PAD 445 Seminar in Justice Administration and Planning
Total: 18 credits