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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


PA 520 - Foundations of Public Service

This course includes a history of ideas about public service; a definition and analysis of the governmental sector, the nonprofit sector, and their intersection; a study of classic and contemporary debates within the public service field; and an examination of how public-serving organizations adapt to changing environments. Offered fall and winter semesters.

Credits: 3



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