Public Administration, Associate of Applied Science
Curriculum Code #5180
Effective May 2018
The public administration degree prepares students for career opportunities in social service organizations, community agencies and in public sector positions. Graduates of the program may find employment in city planning, non-profit organizations, community action agencies, human services, criminal justice, health services and other public sector settings, and in other entry-level or mid-manager level positions, as well as to conduct research. Students will conduct research using the Internet and basic word processing/computer skills. The degree is designed to provide courses that will be useful in the workplace. It will also provide persons in the public sector or employed in community organizations the opportunity to build on their work experiences and to sharpen their skills. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC’s University Partnership.
|ENGL 161||COLLEGE COMPOSITION I||3|
|PBAD 151||INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMIN||3|
|PBAD 152||PROGRAM/SERVICE PLANNING & EVAL||3|
|PBAD 158||HUMAN RESOURCE/VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT||3|
|SDEV 101||COLLEGE 101 1||1|
|Science Elective with lab (choose from PSSC, BIOG, CHMY)||4|
|ENGL 162||COLLEGE COMPOSITION II 2||3|
|PLSC 155||STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT||3|
|SOCY 151G||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY||3|
|URBS 151G||INTRODUCTION TO URBAN STUDIES||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|PBAD 155||BUDGET/FINANCE/COMM. ORGANIZATIONS||3|
|PLSC 156||AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT||3|
|URBS 152G||CONTEMPORARY URBAN ISSUES||3|
|URBS 250||URBAN SPATIAL SYSTEMS 2||3|
|CMMC 151||ORAL COMMUNICATION||3|
|PBAD 161||FUNDRAISING AND GRANTSMANSHIP||3|
|PBAD 251||ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP||3|
|PBAD 252||SURVEY OF LEGAL CONCEPTS||3|
|PBAD 285||PUBLIC ADMIN-PRACTICUM & SEMINAR 2,3||3|
|RELG 181G||INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS||3|
A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.
Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
Requires completion of a majority of PBAD and URBS courses and coordinator and division approval.
The University Partnership offers a bachelor’s degree in urban studies at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University or other institutions of higher education. Contact the University Partnership office at (440) 366-4949.