2018-2019 Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Public Administration

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree

See the "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

Elective Requirements

Completion of elective courses (beyond the requirements listed below) to reach a total of a minimum of 120.

General Education Requirements (49 units)

See the "General Education" requirements in the University Catalog or the Class Schedule for the most current information on General Education requirements and course offerings.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

See the "Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement" in the University Catalog.

Minor Requirements

Single field major, no minor required.

Major Requirements (48 units)

Students must select one of the concentrations listed. The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree.

Common Core Requirements (36 units)

A.  Lower Division Required Courses (6 units):

CIS 270Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals

3

MAT 105Finite Mathematics

3

or

MAT 131Elementary Statistics and Probability

3

B.  Upper Division Required Courses (24 units):

ENG 352 Writing and Speaking Skills for Management

3

Or

BUS 300Business Communications

3

PUB 300Foundations of Public Administration

3

PUB 301Administrative Leadership and Behavior

3

PUB 302Administration of Financial Resources

3

PUB 303 Public Personnel Administration

3

PUB 304Administration of Public Policy

3

PUB 305Applied Statistics in Public Administration

3

Or

CJA 341Statistics in Criminal Justice Administration

3

PUB 490 Senior Seminar in Public Administration

3

C. Electives (6 units): Select a total of two courses from the following choices:

CJA XXX

CJA XXX

POL 310Current Issues in American Government

3

POL 354American Political Thought

3

PUB XXX

PUB XXX

SOC 315Sociology Of Work

3

THE 320Speech Skills and Techniques

3

Enrollment in PUB 496 requires the consent of the department chair.

CJA XXX and PUB XXX: Any Public Administration or Criminal Justice Administration course not used to satisfy other core or concentration requirements.

Each student must select one of the concentrations listed below:

Administrative Management Concentration (12 units)

A.  Select three courses from the following (9 units):

CJA 423Administrative Law

3

PUB 314 Compensation, Staffing, and Appraisal

3

PUB 315 Labor-Management Relations in Government

3

PUB 324Analytic Decision-Making

3

PUB 426 Intergovernmental Relations and Grant-Writing

3

PUB 434Administrative Planning

3

B.  Select one additional course from the above list or from the following (3 units):

COM 300Organizational Communications

3

COM 365Introduction to Public Relations

3

PSY 372Industrial and Organizational Psychology

3

PUB 330Urban Administration

3

PUB 371Health Services Administration and Public Policy Development

3

SOC 315Sociology Of Work

3

THE 320Speech Skills and Techniques

3

Criminal Justice Administration Concentration (12 units)

A.  Required Courses (9 units):

CJA 340Criminal Justice & Community

3

CJA 342Legal and Ethical Foundations of Justice in Criminal Justice Administration

3

CJA 423Administrative Law

3

B.  Select one additional course from the following (3 units):

CJA 443 Criminal Law and Justice Administration

3

CJA 444Juvenile Justice Process

3

CJA 445 Policing and the Administration of Justice

3

CJA 446Terrorism & Extremism

3

NCR 541Restorative Justice&Peacbldng

3

POL 360 American Constitutional Law: Distribution of Power

3

PUB 315 Labor-Management Relations in Government

3

PUB 324Analytic Decision-Making

3

PUB 330Urban Administration

3

PUB 434Administrative Planning

3

SOC 364Corrections

3

SOC 368Criminology

3

SOC 369Juvenile Delinquency

3

Health Services Administration Concentration (12 units)

A.  Required Courses (6 units):

PUB 371Health Services Administration and Public Policy Development

3

PUB 373Health Policy

3

B.  Select two additional courses from the following (6 units):

CJA 423Administrative Law

3

PUB 314 Compensation, Staffing, and Appraisal

3

PUB 315 Labor-Management Relations in Government

3

PUB 434Administrative Planning

3

ECO 384Economics Of Health

3

HEA 201Health Care Systems and Perspectives

3

HEA 472Survey of Healthcare Finance

3

Nonprofit Management Concentration (12)

A.  Required Courses (9 units):

PUB 450Nonprofit & Voluntary Sectors

3

PUB 451Managing the Nonprofit Organization

3

PUB 452Fundraising & Fund Development

3

B.  Select one additional course from the following (3 units):

CJA 423Administrative Law

3

PUB 426 Intergovernmental Relations and Grant-Writing

3

PUB 434Administrative Planning

3

PUB 371Health Services Administration and Public Policy Development

3

PUB 496Internship Practicum

3

Public Financial Management Concentration (12 units)

A.  Required Courses (9 units):

ACC 230Financial Accounting

3

ACC 231Managerial Accounting

3

PUB 426 Intergovernmental Relations and Grant-Writing

3

B.  Select one additional course from the following (3 units):

ACC 431 Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting

3

ECO 327Public Finance

3

PUB 324Analytic Decision-Making

3

PUB 434Administrative Planning

3

Public Personnel Administration Concentration (12 units)

A.  Required Courses (6 units):

PUB 314 Compensation, Staffing, and Appraisal

3

PUB 315 Labor-Management Relations in Government

3

B.  Select two additional courses from the following (6 units):

CJA 423Administrative Law

3

COM 300Organizational Communications

3

PUB 324Analytic Decision-Making

3

PUB 330Urban Administration

3

PUB 371Health Services Administration and Public Policy Development

3

PUB 434Administrative Planning

3

SOC 315Sociology Of Work

3

NCR 541: Open to seniors only.