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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Moving Celebration

In celebration of the new Mercer County Campus, the college will be having a moving celebration outside the new location at 1001 Mercer Street in downtown Princeton on Thursday, July 31 from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on that day.  There will be lemonade and cookies as well as staff available to answer questions about plans for the campus and to assist with registering for classes.