The Master of Arts requires 36 semester hours of approved graduate work from the following courses. Select a minimum of 18 semester hours at the 600-level.
|Foundation Courses 1||12|
|THE AMERICAN POLITY|
|THE PUBLIC POLICY PROCESS|
|PUBLIC MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONS|
|METHODOLGCL ISSUES & PUB POLCY|
|Political Science Electives||21|
|Select 21 semester-hours from the following:|
|FEDERALISM & INTERGOV RELATION|
|LAW, COURTS & PUBLIC POLICY|
|DECISON-MAKING FORGN & SEC PLY|
|AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY|
|NATIONAL SECURITY STRGY & PLY|
|ISSUES IN SECURITY POLICY|
|SPECIAL TOPICS IN POLITICAL SC|
|PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINIS|
|SPEC TOPICS IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS|
|PUBL VALUES/PUBL POLICY|
|INTERNSHIP IN GOVERNMENT|
|DIRECTED READINGS & RESEARCH|
|Capstone Course 2||3|
|Other Options 3|
|Total Semester Hours||36|
Although these courses are not prerequisites for other courses in the program, it is advisable for students to complete them as early in their program as practical.
The capstone course is required and should be taken during the last year of the program.
Courses in other disciplines. Student may take or transfer a maximum of nine hours from outside of the department, including from other universities. Student should consult with department chair to determine appropriate course work from other disciplines.