Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

"I'm strong on encouraging students to explore the world and helping them unlock this great potential that they may not have known was there. It's a profoundly satisfying job." - Craig Benjamin, History Department Read More

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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Public Administration

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 111 4
ECO 201 (1) 3
Humanities elective 3
14
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
ECO 202 (1) 3
Social Science elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
17
 

Second Year

First Semester
ACC 121(1) 4
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
ACC 122 (1) 4
CIT 210 (1) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES

  • Degrees offered: B.A., B.S. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking the B.S. degree should take MTH 131.
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year of basic classes.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 113, ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 263, ENG 271, GEO 109, HST 228, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN 202, PHL 121, PHL 122, PLS 132, PLS 211
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ART 214, ENG 245, HST 111, HST 112, HST 211, HST 212, HST 213, MUS 111, SOC 201, SOC 220

(1) Other options are available at Grand Valley.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Public administration majors find employment in government, health administration, criminal justice, nonprofit, and private areas of the economy. These positions include city manager, program or agency director, budget officer, personnel manager, labor relations specialist, and court administrator.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
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