Beckley Campus

General Business: Public Administration AAS

The purpose of the Public Administration certificate program is to provide individuals with academic training in public administration. Students acquire knowledge of various governmental and nonprofit-related areas including grantwriting and administration, nonprofit management, public sector policies and marketing.   Students also gain basic computer skills that will assist them in governmental and nonprofit managerial decision-making. Positions available include governmental administrators and nonprofit managers, department heads, grantwriters, and planners.

REQUIRED COURSES

Public Administration

Total Certificate Hours: 66

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ACCT 101

Principles of Accounting I

3

BUSN 100

Introduction to Business

3

BUSN 114

Quantitative Business Analysis

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

General Mathematics (or higher)

3

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ACCT 102

Principles of Accounting II

3

BUSN 130

Word Processing & the Internet

3

BUSN 245

Microsoft Excel

3

ENGL 102

Research

3

MGMT 110

Principles of Management

3

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ADMN 210

Grantwriting & Administration

3

BUSN 210

Business Law & the Legal Env.

3

ECON 211

Principles of Economics I

3

MRKT 110

Principles of Marketing

3

POSC 200

American Govt & Economy

3

SPCH 208

Fundamentals of Speech

3

Total Semester Hours

18

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ADMN 250/POSC 250

Public Administration

3

BUSN 232

Business and Prof Communications

3

BUSN 272

Career and Professional Dev.

3

BUSN 291

Internship

3

ECON 212

Principles of Economics II

3

POSC 218

State & Local Government

3

Total Semester Hours

18

Evaluation Sheet

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

 

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Payment Date for Fall Semester

Every student with a balance due must make a payment on their account by Friday August 8, 2014.  Please note that the August 15 deadline given in some previous communications was incorrect. If you have questions, please contact the Business Office on your campus.