Public Administration - Associate in Science

Curriculum Code: 220

Program Information
This program is designed for students interested in public service careers at the federal, state and municipal levels or in nonprofit and private organizations involved in public service. Students are prepared to enter the work force or continue their studies in business, political science, public administration, or pre-law.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AS programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four- year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Understand Federal, State and Local government procedures. •Identify leadership methods. •Identify motivational theories.


Employment Opportunities:
Entry level in government or nonprofit organizations

Program Requirements (33)
Credits
PA
101
Introduction to Public Administration
3
PA
200
Public Budgeting and Grant Writing
3
PS
201
American Federal Government
3
PS
203
State and Local Government
3
BU
106
Introduction to Management
3
BU
210
Organizational Behavior
3
CJ
115
Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice
3
CJ
202
Police Organization & Administration
3
PL
101
Introduction to the Legal System
3
SO
202
Contemporary Social Problems
3
SO
220
Introduction to Social Welfare & Social Work
3

General Education Requirements (31-32)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
PY
101
General Psychology
3
SO
201
Introductory Sociology
3
EC
201
Principles of Macroeconomics
3
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
Mathematics Elective
3-4
Science Elective
4
Humanities Elective
3

Total Credits: (64-65)