Degree Plans - Public Administration (AAS)

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Help build strength in your community by earning an Associates of Applied Science degree in Public Administration. Our online public administration program prepares you for career opportunities in social service organizations, community agencies and in public sector positions related to all levels of government.

Our program is structured to provide you the necessary knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions in a wide range of fields. Our small class sizes and expert faculty will prepare you to deal with the public and media as well as develop solid business and managerial skills.

After graduation be ready to enter the workforce or continue on your education path. See yourself succeed at TJC.

Catalog Year
2019-2020
Degree Type
AAS
Available Online
Yes
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 30 Credits

PBAD 1321 Public Administration

 

PBAD 1341 Governmental Agencies

 

PBAD 2335 Ethics in the Public Sector

 

PBAD 2305 Public Sector Management

 

HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior

 
PBAD 2331 Budgeting in the Public Sector  
PBAD 2311 Public Sector Supervision  
PBAD 2301 Public Relations for the Public Sector  
PBAD 2339 Human Resource Management in the Public Sector  
PBAD 1392 Special Topics in Public Administration OR
PBAD 2365 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Public Administration
 
General Education Courses 30 Credits

Every Associate of Applied Science degree plan must contain at least  15 semester hours of general education courses. At least one course must be taken from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts (language, philosophy & culture/creative arts), social/behavioral science (social and behavioral sciences/American history/government/ political science), and natural science/mathematics (life and physical sciences/mathematics).

Major Courses: 30
General Education Courses: 30
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3

SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology

3

PBAD 1321 Public Administration

3

PBAD 1341 Governmental Agencies

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1302 Composition II

3
HIST 1302 United States History II 3

PBAD 2335 Ethics in the Public Sector

3

PBAD 2305 Public Sector Management

3

HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior

3
Third Semester Credit Hours

PBAD 2331 Budgeting in the Public Sector

3

GOVT 2305 Federal Government

3

PBAD 2311 Public Sector Supervision

3

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy and Culture Core OR
Creative Arts Core

3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
MATH 1332 OR
MATH 1342
3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2306 Texas Government

3

PBAD 2301 Public Relations for the Public Sector

3

PBAD 2339 Human Resource Management in the Public Sector

3

SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321

3
PBAD 2365 Practicum (or Field Experience) Public Administration OR
PBAD 1392
3
Total Semester Hours 60

Courses titled in bold type represent general education courses.