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Minor in Public Administration

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Requirements for the Minor

KU Edwards Campus

All minor course work is offered on the KU Edwards Campus, although PUAD 330/PUAD 331 can be taken in Lawrence. The minor requires 18 hours of PUAD courses. 6 of these hours consist of required core course work, and the additional 12 hours are elective PUAD courses. Students electing the minor must complete the following courses:

Core Courses 6 hours
  • PUAD 330 Introduction to Public Administration
  • PUAD 333 Hard Choices in Public Administration: _____
Elective Courses 12 hours
  • PUAD 431 Bureaucracy, Public Administration, and the Private Sector
  • PUAD 432 Conducting the People’s Business Ethically
  • PUAD 433 Metropolitics and Macroproblems: The American City in Local and Global Context
  • PUAD 435 Generating, Allocating, and Managing Public Resources
  • PUAD 436 Managing People in Public Organizations
  • PUAD 601 Crime and Punishment
  • PUAD 602 Diversity in Public Administration
  • PUAD 603 The Nonprofit Sector: Formation, Leadership, and Governance
  • PUAD 639 Concepts of Civil Society
  • PUAD 694 Topics in Public Administration: _____

Contact the CLAS undergraduate adviser on the Edwards Campus, Dan Mueller,, 864-8659 (from Lawrence) or 913-897-8659 (outside of Lawrence) for more information.

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