Political Science

Summer 2003

Institution: Roger Williams University
Title:
Public Administration
Course Number: PA 201
Credits: 3
Instructor: Esons

Introduces the theory, forms, and practice of public administration at the national, subnational, and international levels. Emphasizes administrative theories, concepts of bureaucracy, the environment of public service, and the role of administrators in government.

 

Institution: Roger Williams University
Title:
State and Local Government
Course Number: PA 305
Credits: 3
Instructor: Belair

(Prerequisite: POLSC 100 or PA 201 or PA 202 or consent of instructor) Analysis of state and local governments with emphasis on the distribution of political power and administrative responsibility in selected public programs and areas of public policy.

 

Institution: Roger Williams University
Title:
City Management
Course Number: PA 306
Credits: 3
Instructor: Belair

Personnel and labor relations, municipal services, and political and public relations; analysis of city governments and the role of city and local government managers; examination of the planning, policy, management, evaluation, and financial dimensions of cities.

 

Institution: Roger Williams University
Title:
Public Policy
Course Number: PA 340
Credits: 3
Instructor: Belair

(Prerequisite: POLSC 100 or PA 201 or PA 202 or consent of instructor) Systematic analysis of critical domestic issues and areas: poverty, race relations, crime, etc. Consideration of the entire public policy cycle: recognition and definition of potential "problems"; formulation and implementation of governmental policy solutions; and assessment of the impact of policies.

 

Institution: Roger Williams University
Title: Public Personnel Administration
Course Number: PA 362
Credits: 3
Instructor: Asquino

(Prerequisite: POLSC 100 or PA 201 or PA 202 or consent of instructor) Focuses on the primary personnel functions including job evaluation and compensation; staffing; employee training and development; employee relations; collective bargaining; and other issues and concerns of public sector personnel management.

 

Institution: Roger Williams University
Title: Public Financial Administration
Course Number: PA 363
Credits: 3
Instructor: Asquino

Prerequisite: POLSC 100 or PA 201 or PA 202 or consent of instructor) This course explores administrative, political, and institutional aspects of the budgetary and financial management processes within the public sector. A review of federal, state, and local financial, budget, and revenue systems.

 

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Providence College School of Continuing Education
Community college of RI Admissons Office
Salve Regina University Admissions Office
Rhode Island College records Office
New England Institute Of Technology Admissions Office
University Of Rhode Island Enrollment Services
Roger Williams University Admissons Office


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