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PSC 341 - Elements of Public Administration

(3 units)
Introduction to administrative theory, politics and responsibilities; bureaucracy; and public financial and personnel administration.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. recall the historical development of the modern administrative state.
2. apply the vocabulary of public administration to discuss various elements of public administration.
3. discuss the role of politics in administrative life experienced by the public servants at the different levels of government.
4. demonstrate a grasp of the foundational literature in American public administration.
5. explain the complexities of the modern administrative state in simple terms through the application of various administrative, organizational and political theories to real-world situations.
6. develop skills of writing business and professional memos as a part of routine and nonroutine decisions performed by public employees at the different levels of government.


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