Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences

This academic program is housed in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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The public administration minor is designed to provide students with an overview of employment in government, public service, and nonprofit organizations. The public administration minor introduces students to core concepts in the field and provides students with the opportunity to develop specialized knowledge in the areas of organizational behavior, management, budgeting, human resource management, and public policy. This minor is appropriate for students planning careers in public service and nonprofit organizations and for those already employed in these sectors. The public administration minor also provides a foundation for continued studies in public administration, law, and human service disciplines. This minor may be combined with any other major or minor except the public administration major. A minimum of 9 credits must be exclusive to the minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors/minors/certificate programs.

Public Administration Minor Requirements (18 credits)

PADM 1000 Introduction to Public Administration (3 credits)
PADM 2000 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
PADM 2500 Administrative Ethics (3 credits)
PADM 2600 Public Administration Theory (3 credits)
PADM 3000 Public Policy (3 credits)
PADM 3200 Public Budgeting (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.