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Summer 2012
Aug 28, 2015
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PADM 983 - Foundations of Public Administration
This course is concerned with the nature and functioning of the public administrative process. The goals of the course are: (1) to develop an understanding of administrative behavior in the public sector, and (2) to understand how administrative behavior and structure affects the making, implementing, and managing of public programs and policies. The course serves as a survey of the fundamental concepts and issues of public administration and management. The course format consists of a case study approach. A substantial part of the weekly meetings will be devoted to practical exercises and cases. Role playing, simulation, and case analysis will be emphasized. Class participation is an essential and important part of the course.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Political Science Department

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