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Public Administration

Option offered through Business

This program offers a strong foundation for students wishing to major in either public and/or business administration. The program includes courses in statistics, computer programming, and management. The courses are designed to develop analytical and quantitative skills, as well as familiarity with the basic characteristics of government and business organizations.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:
  • Communicate effectively in written, verbal, and electronic formats
  • Describe the principles and practices in the field of public administration management 
  • Utilize technology as it applies to business practices and research
  • Describe the application of macroeconomic and microeconomic theories and concepts in a mixed economy based market
  • Enumerate the principles governing ethical behavior in the public administration profession
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First Year

First Semester

ACC 103 - Accounting I
ENG 101 - English Composition I
GOV 201 - American Govt and Politics
MAT - Mathematics*
HIS 101 - Intro to Western Civilization I

Second Semester

ACC 104 - Accounting II
ENG 102 - English Composition II
GOV 202 - American National Govt
MAT 146 - Brief Calculus with Applications OR
MAT 246 - Business Statistical Analysis
HIS 102 - Intro to Western Civilization II

Second Year

First Semester

Laboratory Science +
BUS 105 - Organization and Management
CIS 101 - Intro to Information Systems**
ECO 201 - Principles of Economics I
HIS 201 - US History to 1865

Second Semester

Laboratory Science +
HIS 202 - US History Since 1865
ENG 128 - The Dynamics of Communication
GOV 204 - Public Administration
Humanities and Diversity Gen Ed Requirement**

+A one-year laboratory science sequence is recommended depending upon where you wish to transfer 

* See program coordinator to choose an appropriate mathematics course. Several pre-requisites may be required before you can take Business Statistical Analysis.

**Several humanities courses also meet the diversity requirement.

Career Options

This program is designed to transfer to a four-year college or university to further their education and are eligible to take advantage of the many transfer/articulation agreements UNION County College has with some of the top four-year colleges and universities in the country. See a transfer advisor for details.

Program Information

Type of Program: Associate in Arts Degree

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