Current Term Classes - Public Administration

Spring 2018

Class registration opens on December 1.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change.  For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.  

PSPA 5020: Public Organization Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-March 25  | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Familiarizes students with public organization management literature. Covers historically important works in the field, major current schools of thought, and writers in organization theory and behavior. Examines different ways to view organizations.
Celeste Greene | 3 GR credits | Required

PSPA 5030: Public Budgeting and Financial Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Feb 19-Apr 29  | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Exposes students to the theoretical foundations and applied practices of public budgeting and financial management of public organizations. Focuses on the issues of budgeting and finance in a broad sense and specifically as it pertains to public administration.
John Dunning | 3 GR credits | Required

PSPA 5050: Environmental Policies and Practices
Online Asynchronous* | Available Feb 19-April 29  | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Provides an overview of current environmental policies and practices at the federal, state, and local levels as well as global environmental issues. Covers such topics as environmental justice, sustainable development, resiliency; environmental risk, economic environmental issues; and the distributed effects of environmental pollution across ethnic, racial, income and occupational groups.
Celeste Greene | 3 GR credits | Elective

*Some online, asynchronous courses include synchronous sessions. Attendance at these live synchronous sessions is strongly encouraged, but each session will be recorded for students’ future listening (at no penalty) if they are not able to attend the live session.