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Public Administration Major

Public Administration Major

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.

Program Requirements: Public Administration is a minimum 59 credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the major.


LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES: 21 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
BA 114Computer Spreadsheets1
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics [SSC, UWR]5MATH 095 or 098
POLS 101American National Government [SSC, UWR, DPD]5
POLS 151Intro to Public Administration [SSC]5
POLS 251Social Science Research Methods5MATH 095

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSE: 38 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
POLS 314State & Local Government [UWR]5Any lower division POLS course
POLS 350Public Policy [SSC]5
POLS 384Administrative Law & Process3
POLS 409Field Placement1 to 5
POLS 450Public Policy (Capstone) [SSC]5

Choose TWO courses from the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
POLS 352Budgetary Politics & Process [UWR]5
POLS 353Community & Regional Planning [UWR]5
POLS 354Public Personnel Management [UWR]5

Choose ONE course from the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
BA 461Organizational Behavior5BA 321
ECON 318Money/Financial Markets/Institutions [UWR]5ECON 202, STAT 243, 244
ECON 345Economics of Development5
POLS 382Constitutional Law [UWR]5

Total credits required for major: 59

Last update April 2019