Foundations of Public Administration

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: MPAD.5010; Last Offered: Fall 2023;

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the field of public administration, including both its theoretical and practical dimensions. Beyond exploring the history and evolution of the field, the course will examine the contours of the public sector, the workings of public institutions and bureaucracies, and the ways in which analytic tools can be applied to understand public policy problems and questions.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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