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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 230 - Introduction to American Public Administration 3 s.h.

Examines the role of public bureaucracies, primarily national, within the American political system from public management, political science, and citizen perspectives. Focuses on links between the politics and the administration. Topics include administrative responsibility, accountability and representation; organization and culture; common criticisms of bureaucracy; reforms and management techniques; budgeting and human resources management; policy implementation and program evaluation. Includes hands-on exercises and simulations to connect theory and practice and build skills. Offered irregularly.
Prerequisite(s): SoS or 3 s.h. of POLS.