Requirements

The following represents the requirements for the A.A.S. degree in Public Administration (includes Criminal Justice).
 
Liberal Arts & Sciences Credits
English 6
Mathematics 3
Behavioral & Social Sciences 9
Natural Sciences 4
Humanities 3
Subtotal
25
 
The A.A.S. in Public Administration requires a minimum of 27 credits from any of the following courses:
 
Public Administration Credits
PPA 101 Fundamentals of Public Administration (required) 3
PPA 123 Administration of Personnel Resources 3
PPA 253 Bureaucracy 3
ADM 2508 Field Practicum 3
PPA 110 State and Local Administration 3
PPA 111 Federal Administration 3
PPA 251 Women in Management 3
PPA 120 Unions 3
CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
LAW 120 Penal Law 3
LAW 150 Role of the Police in the Community 3
LAW 101 Law and Social Change 3
LAW 125 Immigration Law 3
CJ 201 Critical Issues in Law Enforcement Policy 3
CJ 250 Criminal Justice Workshop 3
PPA 121 Social Services Administration 3
PPA 122 Health and Welfare Administration 3
Subtotal
27
ELECTIVES * 8
 
Total Credits for Degree
60

* Electives may be chosen from the above Public Administration and Criminal Justice courses in order to meet the total credits required for the A.A.S. degree. It is strongly urged that elective credits be taken from the Public Administration and Criminal Justice selection of courses. For students transferring to a senior college, three credits in modern languages are recommended.