Mississippi Valley State University

October 31, 2014

Courses

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

 

Freshman Year

 

 

 

 

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

EN 101

English Composition

3

EN 102

English Composition

3

HI 101

World History to 1500

3

HI 102

World History after 1500

3

MA 111

College Algebra

3

GO 101

Fundamentals of Geography

3

SC 151/151L Survey of Biological Sci. or

    SC261/261L Survey of Physical Sci.

 

SC 152/152L Survey of Biological Sci. or

    SC262/262L Survey of Physical Sci.

 

3

3

AR 101

Art Appreciation or

 

HI 101

Comprehensive Health

3

   MU 107

Music Appreciation

3

PE 103

Concepts of Physical Edu.

1

PE 102

Concepts of Physical Edu.

1

FY 102

First Year Experience

1

FY 101

First Year Experience

1

 

 

 

 

17

 

 

17

Sophomore Year

 

 

 

 

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

EN 201

World Literature I

3

EN 202

World Literature II

3

PA 101

Intro to Public Admin.

3

PA 102

Prin. of Comm. Dev. Leadership

3

 

Foreign Language Level I

3

 

Foreign Language Level II

3

PS 201

American Nat’l Government

3

SO 211

Intro. To Sociology

3

CS 111

Intro to Data Processing

3

SP 201

Fundamentals of Speech

3

ED 102

General Psychology

3

PA 201

Ethics for Public Service

3

 

 

18

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Year

 

 

 

 

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

PS 316

State and Local Govt.

3

PA 301

Public Personnel Adm.

3

SO 300

Elementary Statistics

3

SS 305

Social Research Methods

3

PA 317

Internship/Special Projects

3

PA 401

Organization Theory

3

 

Elective

3

 

Elective

3

 

Elective or Minor

3

 

Elective or Minor

3

 

 

15

 

 

15

Senior Year

 

 

 

 

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

PA 403

Public Policy Development

3

SS 299

Writing for the Social Sci.

3

PA 404

Public Fin. & Fiscal Policy

3

PS 406

Administrative Law

3

 

Elective

3

PA 411

Grantsmanship

3

 

Elective

3

 

Elective

3

 

 

12

 

 

12


TOTAL Hours:  124

 

Take English Proficiency Exam

Take Measurement of Academic Proficiency and Progress (MAPP)

 

Recommended courses for a minor in Sociology

AO 211, 213, 303, 304, 401, 402