PO 330 Public Administration
U1H 2006 BU
B.S. Business Administration...............The CitadelM.A. Public Service..................................Ball State UniversityM.A. Aviation Management....................Embry-Riddle
5 June-30 July, 2006
7:35 - 10:05 PM
Textbook: Gordon, George J. and Milakovich, MichaelE., "Public Administration in America", Eighth Edition, Wadsworth, Belmont, CA, 2004.
Additional Resources: Dubnick, Melvin J. and Romzek, Barbara S., "American Public Administration",Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991.
Schuman, David and Olufs,III, Dick W., "Public Administration in the United States", D.C. Heath and Company, 1993.
Course Description: Principles and problems of public administration in America. Special attention is given to the problems of democratic control and the development of basic concepts of the field. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: Lecture, discussion, practical application and 4 examinations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Examinations:
A. First Exam.........Chapter 1 through 3
B. Second Exam........Chapter 4 through 7
C. Third Exam.........Chapter 8 through 10
D. Fourth Exam........Chapter 11 through 12
Grading: Examinations: Four 100 points each, 400 points. Class participation is worth 5% of total points.
Grading Policy: The final course grade will be determined as follows: "A"...90% or over; "B"...80% to 89.9; "C"...70% to 79.9; "D"...60% to 69.9; "F"...Below 60% or THREE UNEXCUSED ABSENCES.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late material handed in because of excusable reasons (TAD,etc.)will not be docked a letter grade. However, if late material is because of unexcused reasons, the material will be docked a letter grade.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to attend all classes and to be on time. Classes missed for legitimate reasons (illness, TAD, etc.) are excusable; however, the student will make up the missed class through an appropriate assignment. Two unexcused absences are considered excessive. Academic honesty is required of all students. The university will not tolerate cheating or plagiarism on tests, papers, or other course assignments. Students who engage in such dishonesty will be given a failing grade for this course and may be expelled from the university.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: DATE CHPT/ASSIGNMNT TOPIC
5 Jun Chapter 1 Approaching Study of PA
7 Jun Chapter 2 Public Adm, Democracy & PS
12 Jun Chapter 3 Bureaucratic Politics & Power
14 Jun Exam I
19 Jun Chapter 4 Federalism & Intergov Relations
21 Jun Cahpter 6 Decision Making, Administration
26 Jun Chapter 7 Chief Exec & Adm Leadership
28 Jun Exam II
3 Jul Chapter 8 Public Personnel Adm
5 Jul Chapter 8 Human Resource Development
10 Jul Chapter 9 Government Budgeting
12 Jul Chapter 10 Public Policy and Management
17 Jul Exam III
19 Jul Chapter 11 Government Regs & Adm Law
24 Jul Chapter 12 Conclusion
26 Jul Exam IV
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:5/19/2006 2:05:07 PM