2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Public Administration Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.)

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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.

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