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    Aaron Seckar
    Bioinformatics Major
    Class of 2012

     There is SO much to do here: campus ministry trips, orientation committee, SGA, clubs, intramurals, just to point out a few. 

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    Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government
    Phone: 724-537-4597

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  • Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government 

    The Public Administration Program

    For Public Administration the Learning Objectives:

    1. To achieve the quantitative and qualitative expertise necessary to gain entrance into a top ten graduate program in public policy; 
    2. To develop a substantive knowledge of market economics and democratic-constitutional government as the context for American Public policy; 
    3. To develop an understanding of the economic and political institutions, principles, and processes involved in public policy decision-making; 
    4. To achieve a well-rounded liberal arts education consistent with a student’s professional goals.
       

    Minor in Public Administration 

    For those majoring in Political Science, in addition to the major requirements, the following courses will be required:
    EC 101 Principles of Economics: Micro - 3 credits 
    PS 150 Government and Business - 3 credits 
    Plus three from the following:
    BA 104 Introduction to Management - 3 credits
    BA 170 Organizational Behavior - 3 credits
    EC 331 Public Finance - 3 credits
    PS 390 Environmental Law and Policy - 3 credits 

    For those not majoring in Political Science, eighteen credits are required for the minor in Public Administration. The following courses will be required:
    BA 350 Business Statistics I - 3 credits 
    PS 150 Government and Business - 3 credits 
    PS 222 State and Local Government - 3 credits 
    PS 250 Public Administration - 3 credits 
    Plus two courses from the following:
    BA 104 Introduction to Management - 3 credits
    BA 170 Organizational Behavior - 3 credits 
    EC 331 Public Finance - 3 credits 
    PS 390 Environmental Law and Policy - 3 credits

    Variations from above are possible with permission of the Dean of the McKenna School. A student may choose, with the departmental advisor and with the consent of the Dean, a program designed to meet individual objectives.

    The above program is an interdisciplinary program under the direction of the Political Science Department. Substitutions for some of the courses above are allowed with the consent of the Dean of the McKenna School.