2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 03, 2024  
2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Administration Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.)

Public administration, an interdisciplinary concentration offered in cooperation with the Brock School of Business, combines knowledge and experience from the worlds of politics and business. It includes a mandatory political science internship. As the table below demonstrates, it provides students with a broad array of courses from the political science department and the Brock School of Business.

General Education - University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 27 Credits

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Note: Gen Ed Social Science req excludes ECON 201 as an option, since that is already required for the major.

Public Administration Interdisciplinary Concentration: 45 Credits

General Electives: 34 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

*Prereq for POLS 465  is POLS 301 .
**No more than 8 credits of POLS electives can be shared among IREL, LAWP, PADM, and POLS majors.
**Students must complete their college math requirements before beginning the sequence of business courses, and must complete their 200-level business courses before registering for upper-level business courses.