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2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

PA 270 - Public and Nonprofit Administration

A survey of what is involved in the administration of public and nonprofit entities. How to hire, evaluate, and reward the right people, developing and carrying out public policies, preparing and interpreting budgets, dealing with various pressure groups and governmental agencies, and organizing human resources to carry out the public's business honestly and effectively. Several case studies will be used. Fulfills Foundation - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Offered every semester.

Credits: 3

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