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Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
The Minor in Public Administration will provide needed competencies to a generation looking for meaningful work consistent with their social values. Public Administration courses provide students with the skills and content knowledge to work in public, private and nonprofit sectors, and the emerging fourth sector, blending social and environmental concerns with business approaches.
Interest Categories: Criminology & Law Public Administration & Policy
Campus: CU Denver
The minor in Public Administration, offered by the School of Public Affairs, will provide needed competencies to a generation looking for meaningful work consistent with their values. Public Administration courses provide students with the skills and content knowledge to work in public, private, and nonprofit sectors and the emerging fourth sector that blends social concerns with business approaches. This minor is particularly useful for students majoring in substantive areas (such as environmental studies, education and human development, and criminal justice) who plan on applying their expertise in public service organizations such as governmental agencies or nonprofit organizations.
Students must complete the required course below, totaling 3 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.
In addition to the required course listed above, students must complete 12 credit hours of elective courses.
Select 6 elective credit hours of Public Administration core required courses offered by the School of Public Affairs. Students may choose from the following courses as well as other approved courses.
Max Transfer Credits:6
Max Credits Per Year:In most cases, students wishing to take more than 18 credit hours per semester (12 in the summer session) must have the overload approved by the dean.
Required Credits for Completion:15 Credits