The public administration concentration is designed for those students who wish to pursue a Master of Public Administration degree and/or a career in this field. The concentration prepares students for a career focus in the public and nonprofit sectors at the federal, state and local levels.
No grade lower than a “C-” in a political science (POLI) course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the political science major or minor. Students receiving a “D” or “F” in a political science course may continue as political science majors or minors but must either retake and successfully complete the course (with a grade of “C-” or better) or must successfully complete another course that fulfills the same area for the major or minor.
Only three credits in each of the following may be applied to the major, regardless of concentration, or the minor: POLI 498 Internship in Political Science; POLI 499 Directed Study in Political Science; practicum in political science (including POLI 301 Model Senate Practicum and POLI 302 Moot Court and Mock Trial Practicum).
Credit for internship, directed study and special topics in political science may be applied to concentration requirements only if they are related to the student’s concentration. This determination is made by the department chairperson.