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  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Global and Public Affairs Minor


Offered by the Public Policy and Administration Department, the minor in Global and Public Affairs is designed to give undergraduate students a deeper appreciation of the challenges in organizing the state and public management in a global context. The minor introduces students to the conduct of government and diplomacy, learning about policy and how it is made, implemented, and evaluated, including role of different institutions and actors in shaping policy outcomes. Students are introduced to public management issues in nonprofit and government agencies, including setting strategies, developing operational plans, and managing human and financial resources to achieve desired outcome. The program is designed to prepare students for a broad range of careers that are focused on the resolution of public issues in government, the non-profit sector and global intergovernmental organizations.

Advising for the minor is provided by the undergraduate advisors in Public Policy and Administration Department.

Required Courses (6 credits)

PPAD 506/5111 - Essentials of Public Policy and Administration (3 cr.)  

PPAD 308/3198 - Management in Government (3 cr.)  

Elective Courses (9 credits) three of the following

PPAD 299/2099 - Selected Topics for the Core Curriculum (3 cr.)  

PPAD 540/5161 - Diplomacy: Theory and Practice (3 cr.)  

PPAD 519/5124 - Leadership and Communication for Public Affairs (3 cr.)  

PPAD 511/5122 - Administrative Environment and Public Policy in Egypt and the Middle East (3 cr.)  

PPAD 517/5126 - Non-profit Management (3 cr.)  

 

The above mentioned PPAD graduate courses cannot be double counted for students pursuing a PPAD graduate degree.