PO 330 Public Administration
F2LL 2006 LR
Bohannon, Alan L.
Instructor / Adjunct Faculty
16 Oct - 10 Dec 2006
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Textbook: Milakovich, Michael & Gordan, George., "Public Administration in America", 8th Ed., Wadsworth, Belmont, CA 2004. ISBN: 0-534-61857-X
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Binder, "Research & Term Paper Guide" and "Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format Guide", supplied by Instructor.
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Educational Philosophy: To provide the student with an understanding of public administration to include, but not limited to, budgets, personnel, policy and procedures and public perceptions of administrative practices within organizations. This course will attempt to teach each student the importance of public administration within a democratic society. Lecture, discussions, and problem solving individually and in-groups will take place in the classroom. Prior to each scheduled class, the student is required to read assigned chapters and do any written work assigned. Testing will include two bi-weekly exams and a final, as well as a research paper.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: The final course grade will be determined using the following measuresments: Exam 1 (Chapters 1,2,3, & 4) Exam 2 (Chapters 5,6, & 7) Final (Chapters 8,9,10,11, & 12) 8-10 Page Research Paper
Grading: Exam 1 = 100 points Exam 2 = 100 points Final = 100 points Research Paper = 200 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: No assignments will be accepted late. Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of "zero".
Intro / Chapter 1
Exam 1 (Chapter 1-4)
Exam 2 (Chapter 5-7)
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Last Updated:9/14/2006 12:49:05 PM