Political Science C

Sample Schedules and Required courses

For your Master of Public Administration you will need to complete the following 36 to 45 credit hour requirements. If you do not have professional experience, you will be required to complete a for-credit, full-time internship (6 credit hours).

Core Courses for MPA (18 credit hours)
POLS 625 Research Methods in Political Science 3
POLS 642  Public Policy 3
POLS 648  Policy Analysis 3
POLS 650  Public Administration  3
POLS 651 Admin Organization & Mgmt  3
POLS 652  Personnel Admin in Government
POLS 653 Public Financial Admin 3
   
Electives in Public Administration (Political Science) 9-12 credit hours
POLS 505  Reading and Special Study 
POLS 531  Legislation 
POLS 532  The American Chief Executive 3
POLS 533  The American Judicial System  3
POLS 535  Intergovernmental Relations
POLS 538  Metropolitan Problems  3
POLS 540 Introduction to Law and Enforcement 3
POLS 545 National Defense Policy 3
POLS 547 Environmental Law and Policy 3
POLS 549 Land Use Regulation 3
POLS 554 Politics and Administration of Local Budgets 3
POLS 555 Administrative Law 3
POLS 561  Community Planning and Its Administration 3
POLS 565 Labor-Management Relations in Government 3
POLS 566 Administrative Problems in State Government 3
POLS 571  Public Interest Groups & Government 3
   
Research Requirements (3-6 credit hours)
POLS 626 3-6
RES 697 1-3
THES 1-6

Electives in related or complementary area (6-9 credit hours)
Department of Political Science
Ball State University
North Quadrangle Building (NQ), room 258
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-8780
Fax: 765-285-5345
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