PO 330 Public Administration
S2LL 2009 LR
Bohannon, Alan L.
Senior Instructor / Adjunct Faculty
BS-Business, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TXMPA, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX
16 Mar - 10 May 2009
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Textbook: Milakovich, Michael & Gordan, George., "Public Administration in America", 10th Ed., Wadsworth Cengage, Boston, MA 02210.
Essays: Download from Share Docs (Instructor Provided)
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Optional: Public Administration Workbook
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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 measurements: Mid-Term Exam & Final Exam, Case Study
Grading: Mid-Term Exam = 100 points; Final Exam = 100 points; Case Study = 300 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".
26 Mar 2009
Read Chapter 4 in Text
Download and Read Essay
31 Mar 2009
Read Chapter 5 in Text Download and Read Essay
Read Chapter 6 in Test Download and Read Essay
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Last Updated:3/1/2009 12:33:12 AM