Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Public Administration B.A.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PBAD 325Politics of Public Management

4

Spring.
PBAD 326Public Sector Information Systems

4

Annually.
POL 202American Government

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
POL 301Foundations of Public Administration

4

Fall.
POL 331Courts and Public Policy

4

Fall.
POL 355Policy Formation Process

4

Spring.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
POL 327Internship in State Government

4

Spring.
POL 328Field Experiences in the Public Sector

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
GEOG 202Geographic Information Systems I

4

Spring.
POL 300Methodology in Political Science

4

Fall, Spring.

Cognates

THREE ADDITIONAL COURSES (9-12 credits) at the 300 or 400-level taken outside of the political science department offerings and chosen in consultation with the public administration director. The cognate requirement can be satisfied by completing a dual major, a minor, or a college-approved, credit-bearing certificate program.

Total Credit Hours: 41-44