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Public Administration (PUBADM) Courses

Upper Division

PUBADM 461 HOW TO PLAN A CAREER IN PUBLIC SERVICE (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Examines key skills for public servants that are marketable to employers, and career paths that include employment in public, private, and non-profit organizations. PREREQ: upper-division standing or PERM/INST.

PUBADM 462 HOW PUBLIC POLICY IS MADE (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Examines the public policy process including stages, types, and the roles public servants play.PREREQ: upper-division standing. PREREQ: upper-division standing or PERM/INST.

PUBADM 463 HOW THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS WORKS (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Examines the process by which decisions are in made in legislative bodies, including parliamentary process and budgetary allocations. PREREQ: upper-division standing or PERM/INST.

PUBADM 464 HOW TO ENGAGE CITIZENS (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Examines importance of citizen participation in policy processes, including the role of social capital. PREREQ: upper-division standing or PERM/INST.

PUBADM 465 HOW TO MANAGE PUBLIC FINANCES (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Examines key issues in public financial management, including basic government accounting and regulations governing public spending. PREREQ: upper-division standing or PERM/INST.

PUBADM 466 HOW TO NAVIGATE ETHICAL CHALLENGES (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Provides an introduction to ethical challenges faced by public servants, including legal responsibilities. PREREQ: upper-division standing or PERM/INST.

PUBADM 467 HOW TO DEAL WITH PEOPLE (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Explores issues related to leadership, mentoring and training employees, and working with others. PREREQ: upper-division standing. PREREQ: upper-division standing or PERM/INST.

PUBADM 468 HOW TO NEGOTIATE RISKS (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Examines the way in which organizations make an assessment of, control, and transfer risk. PREREQ: upper-division standing or PERM/INST.

PUBADM 469 HOW TO MAKE POLICY CHOICES (1-0-1)(F/S/SU). Introduction to techniques used to assess the potential impacts of policy choices. PREREQ: upper-division standing.

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