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Public Administration (P ADM)

P ADM 401 (HLS 401) Introduction to Homeland Security (3) This course provides foundational knowledge about homeland security, including policy, organization, and legal issues in the American context.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

P ADM 404 (HLS 404) Homeland Security and Defense in Practice (3) This course analyzes, evaluates, and critiques homeland security plans in practice.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: P ADM 401  

P ADM 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1993
 

P ADM 500 Public Organization and Management (3) Development of basic concepts and issues in public administration; administra- tive theory and public policy processes.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

P ADM 502 Governmental Fiscal Decision Making (3) Nature, function, and technique of governmental budgeting viewed as mechanism for allocating resources among alternative public uses.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

P ADM 503 (H ADM 503) Research Methods (1-3) Examination of research methodologies relevant to administration, planning, and public policy.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: demonstrated working knowledge of IBM SPSS Statistics  

P ADM 505 Human Resources in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors (3) Concepts and approaches contributing to effective use of human resources in public and non-profit organizations; legal issues and requirements.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

P ADM 506 (H ADM 506) Management Information Systems for Public and Health Administration (3) The design, implementation, and purpose of computerized management information systems in public and non-profit organizations.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

P ADM 507 Introduction to Public Policy Analysis (3) Introduction to the analysis of public policy within its organizational and political contexts, including an emphasis on an economic perspective.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 510 (H ADM 510) Organizational Behavior (3) Examination of concepts of human behavior in formal organizations, systems analysis, conceptual models, and decision processes.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

P ADM 511 Organizational Change and Development (3) Theory of organizational change and development; case analysis of applications in actual situations.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: H ADM 510 orP ADM 510  

P ADM 512 Issues in Human Resources (3) A survey of major human resource issues such as job stress, burnout, and the many forms of discrimination in organizations.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: P ADM 505 orP ADM 510 orH ADM 510  

P ADM 514 Public Organization and Managerial Consultation (3) This course will review the theories, approaches, methods, and expected outcomes of organization and management consultation.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: P ADM 500 orH ADM 510 orP ADM 510  

P ADM 515 (MNGMT 515) Labor Management Relations (3) Labor relations issues; collective bargaining agreement, negotiations, and administration; legal framework of collective bargaining; labor relations in larger social context.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: admission to MBA/MSIS Program  

P ADM 516 Strategic Planning (3) A survey of strategic planning purposes, approaches and methods, and expected outcomes in small and large organizations.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 517 Nonprofit Organizations: History and Evolution (3) A study of the history, development and current role of nonprofit organizations as a distinguishing feature of American society.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 518 Nonprofit Organizations: Management and Leadership (3) A study of the theoretical and practical issues involved in management and leadership of nonprofit organizations.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 519 Nonprofit Organizations: Resource Development and Management (3) Process by which nonprofit organizations assure that resources are obtained and used effectively and efficiently toward the achievement of objectives.
Effective: Summer 2003
 

P ADM 521 Performance Measurement and Management (3) This course is designed to enhance students' ability to develop and use performance measurement systems in the public sector.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: P ADM 500  

P ADM 522 Government Financial Management (3) Theories and techniques of financial planning and control, with emphasis on their application in government and nonprofit agencies.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: P ADM 502  

P ADM 523 Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting (3) Accounting, reporting, and auditing principles and procedures for public sector agencies and nonprofit organizations.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: P ADM 502  

P ADM 524 Administrative Law (3) Statutory and judicial controls upon administrative discretion. Administration of rule making, rate setting, licensing, adjudication. Judicial review and citizen advocacy.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 532 Urban Government (3) Administrative processes and policy problems associated with managing urban communities; political, intergovernmental, fiscal, structural, and analytical concepts in urban government.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

P ADM 533 Local Planning Law and Administration (3) Structure and function of local and regional government from perspective of local planning law and its administration.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 535 Policy Analysis and Planning (3) The course will cover the theoretical issues in and basic methods of policy analysis and planning (prospective policy analysis).
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: P ADM 503  

P ADM 550 Policy and Program Evaluation (3) The course will cover the theoretical issues in and basic methods of policy and program evaluation (retrospective policy analysis).
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: P ADM 503  

P ADM 556 State Government Administration (3) Study of structures, systems, processes, problems, and issues affecting state government administration; case studies, field observations, and research.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 557 Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations (3) Study of the impact of a federal system of government on the administration of public functions. National-state-local dimensions.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 558 Legislative Processes (3) Legislatures in American government, emphasizing comparative state legislatures: constitutional patterns; organization, administration; interaction with bureaucracy, constituencies, and organized interests.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

P ADM 570 Scope and Methods of Public Administration (3) Examination of theoretical approaches to public administration and the role of theory in the field.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: P ADM 500  

P ADM 571 Seminar in Organizational Theory (3) Selected theories of organizations and their applications to the study of public organizations.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: P ADM 510 orP ADM 570  

P ADM 573 Research and Theory in Public Policy and Governance (3) An introduction to policy analysis, the stages of the policy process, and key theoretical issues. applications to real world problems.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: P ADM 570 or permission of program  

P ADM 574 Research and Theory in Public Management (3) Theoretical and empirical bases for selected functions of public managers.
Effective: Spring 1988
Prerequisite: P ADM 570  

P ADM 575 Advanced Research Design (3) Experimental, quasi-experimental, survey, aggregate, and other research designs applied to organizational, managerial, and policy analysis research problems.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: P ADM 503  

P ADM 576 Multivariate Statistical Methods (3) Multivariate statistical methods, with special emphasis on their use in organizational, managerial, and policy analysis research settings.
Effective: Spring 1988
Prerequisite: P ADM 575  

P ADM 579 Public Leadership and Ethics (3) Examination of theory and research in leadership and public ethics, and their application to the field of Public Management.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: P ADM 570  

P ADM 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

P ADM 591 Readings in Public Administration (3) Directed readings in selected areas of public administration.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: P ADM 570 and permission of program  

P ADM 594 Research Topics (1-18) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual basis.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: P ADM 503  

P ADM 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: P ADM 503  

P ADM 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

P ADM 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

P ADM 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Spring 1990
 

P ADM 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 2000
 

P ADM 801 (HLS 801) Homeland Security Administration: Policies and Programs (3) Foundation for understanding homeland security history, the development of homeland security policies and organizations, and current management approaches.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

P ADM 802 (HLS 802) Multifaceted Approaches to Homeland Security (3) Examination of the roles of the public and private sectors and the military in preparing, mitigating, and responding to disasters.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: P ADM 401  

P ADM 803 Strategic Planning and Organizational Imperatives in Homeland Defense and Security (3) The Homeland Security framework depends on strategic planning and organization. This course examines the key issues associated with these.
Effective: Fall 2008 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: P ADM 401  

P ADM 804 (HLS 804) Strategic Planning and Organizational Imperatives in Homeland Defense and Security (3) The Homeland Security framework depends on strategic planning and organization. This course examines the key issues associated with these.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: P ADM 401  

P ADM 897 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

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