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Public Administration, B.A. in Applied Arts and Sciences


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(Major Code: 21021) (SIMS Code: 666901)

Also Offered at SDSU Imperial Valley

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”

A minor is not required with this major.

Preparation for the Major


(21 units)

These prerequisite courses may not be taken Cr/NC. The minimum grade in each class is C.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


Completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

Major


Within this program, students may build an informal concentration by selecting a cluster of courses in such areas as personnel and labor relations, urban management, urban planning, public finance and budgeting, information systems, and environmental management. Interested students must seek guidance from a public administration program faculty adviser.

A minimum of 36 upper division units to include

Master Plan


Students should follow the Master Plan Advising Guide to ensure completion of major requirements. Contact the School of Public Affairs for a copy of the guide or download at https://spa.sdsu.edu/documents/PA_AdvisingGuide_Packet.pdf.

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