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 112
THE AMERICAN POLITY
THE PUBLIC POLICY PROCESS
PUBLIC MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONS
METHODOLGCL ISSUES & PUB POLCY
Political Science Electives21
Select 21 semester-hours from the following:
FEDERALISM & INTERGOV RELATION
REGIONAL STUDIES
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
BUDGETARY PROCESS
SPEC TOPICS IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS
PUBL VALUES/PUBL POLICY
INTERNSHIP IN GOVERNMENT
DIRECTED READINGS & RESEARCH
MASTER'S THESIS
Capstone Course 23
CAPSTONE
Other Options 3
Total Semester Hours36
1

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.

2

 The capstone course is required and should be taken during the last year of the program.

3

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.