Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 60 Credits)

This program is designed for students planning to pursue a higher-level degree in public administration, as well as to equip students with skills needed in entry level clerical/ support positions in the Public Administration field. It offers key introductory courses in public administration business management, as well as a thirty-nine credit- hour component of general education/liberal arts courses required for an Associate of Arts degree. FNU awards an Associate of Arts Degree in Public Administration upon graduation from this program.

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (39 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (9 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II **
    3
  • SPC 1040
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
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    6
BEHAVIORAL/ SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ECO 2013
    Principles of Macroeconomics
    3
  • SYG 2000
    Principles of Sociology
    3
NATURAL SCIENCE (7 CREDITS – includes 1 required Lab.. hour)
Credit Hours
  • BSC 1020 C
    Human Biology
    4
  • BSC 1081
    Basic Anatomy & Physiology*
     
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MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I **
    3
  • STA 2014
    Introduction to Statistics**
    4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • SLS 1501
    Introduction to Information Technology
     

CORE REQUIREMENTS (15 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1510C
    Spreadsheet Applications
    3
  • ECO 2023
    Principles of Microeconomics
    3
  • GEB 2430
    Ethics & Social Responsibility
    3
  • MAN 2200
    Principles of Business Management
    3
  • PAD 2002
    Introduction to Public Administration
    3
  • POS 2041
    American Government and Politics
    3
  • POS 2112
    State and Local Government
    3
  • BUS 2505
    End of Program Assessment
     

*General Education Component
**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

An Associate of Arts (A.A.) program is a two-year course of study that covers the core materials needed to complete the first two years of a four-year bachelor’s degree.

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