Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Sep 30, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PAD 501 - Introduction to Public Administration

(3) This course examines the fundamental theories, structures, and processes of governance. The student will explore the constitutional foundations of local and state governmental authority and how state, municipal, county and special taxing districts function. The course will review common forms of government currently in use as well as how the roles of elected officials and staff vary in each form.