of Animal Behavior have the option of implementing Public Administration
courses into their degree curriculum as either electives, a degree minor (15
credit hour minimum), or a degree major for a dual degree.
Students seeking the Public Administration minor should earn a minimum of
15 credit hours ( 5 courses) to qualify for the minor which is confirmed and
included on the degree transcripts/diploma earned.
Degree Major: Student seeking a dual degree of Animal Behavior and Public
Administration (awarding of two degrees), should earn a minimum of 39 credit
hours in both the Animal Science major AND Public Administration. The
degrees earned will both meet requirements for and awarded as Bachelor of Arts.
of Science majors in Animal Behavior (59 hours) may also earn a Bachelor of
Arts in Public Administration providing the student has earned (59) credit
hours of Animal Science and (39) credit hours of Public Administration.
courses earn (3) credit hours.
200 Public Policy
state, federal, and international relations are functional extensions of public
administration and the specific communications involved within those relations
are built upon understanding a policy and the implementation of that
policy. This course is both an overview and functional guide for policy
implementation and action for administration.
205 Politics of
program investigates and invigorates the choice decisions of administrations,
as they directly relate to public policy. Political inquiry and mutual
mediation, crossing party lines and merging opinions, are considered in the
outcome of the functional and lasting policy.
214 Public Opinion
course investigates the source, methodology, consideration of entity, and polls
to gather resources and evidence in assisting an informed policy or action,
which affects the public.
303 Media Relations
for Public Administrators
relations is one of the most important aspects of administration but is highly
avoided by administrators. This course instructs the function or media
relations and teaches the most valuable functions of relations through media.
328 Conflict Negotiations
course is a functional concept course, whereby the student is taught the
correct philosophy of and actions of conflict negotiations for mediation.
The student will be allowed to specifically utilize the instruction in everyday
life to test and craft the usage.
369 Population and
course is recommended to follow introduction to statistics. This program
implements statistical avenues to set up the population differences between
areas and how those specific populaces add value to and benefit from public
402 Introduction to
easy to understand and usable introductory course on statistics for public
administration, this course allows the student to learn the methods of
statistical understanding and then research and develop statistical policy
development for a variety of local usages.
419 Introduction to
program is designed to teach the student how to specifically evaluate policies,
as they relate and affect the public. The student learns the concept of
policy change: when to change, how to change, how to implement the new changes
to action, and how to maximize or minimize the effects on the public.
436 Introduction to
program teaches the basis for logical decision-making. It covers the
science and philosophy of logic and reasoning. The student learns the
structural basis for deduction and when to specifically utilize logic in
decision making. Students will practice deductive reasoning exercises
during the course.
451 Leadership in
are a plethora of functions. Leadership within organizations is a
difficult and taxing mechanism. Senior leadership within organizations
inherits an often-extreme level of stress and the ability of negotiation,
self-management, and careful delegation if crucial for success. This
course is designed to serve as an instruction method for the implementation of
467 The Pragmatics
of Leadership: Leading Change
managers assume they are good leaders. The majority is not. Most
managers have attended or taken leadership courses and left with a sense that
they are indeed great leaders. Again, most are not. What is
missing? Leadership is not about ones self view. Leadership is
about the subordinate’s view of the leader. Often what a subordinate
speaks is not what is thought. Leadership should be long lasting in
memory of subordinates.
course focuses the student upon three types of leadership methodologies and
teaches the student how to integrate all three within the leadership style of
488 Introduction to
worldview is broad. The world economy is extensively broad. The
personal view of the world is essential to understanding leadership and
communication with other leaders, in effort to form partnerships, negotiate
problems, and to make lasting charges to ones own entity. This course is
designed as an overview of the international relations strategies.
490 Negotiation and
This course scans the variable types of
negotiation skills and techniques needed by administrators. It further
reaches to help the student understand the concepts of persuasion both positive
and negative and how that persuasion may affect the all important outcome of
both the policy, as well as, the position and reputation.tion