Purpose: This specialization provides knowledge and skills in public sector management and is designed to prepare students for initial employment or advancement in present employment. The occupational objectives include administrative assistant, management trainee, supervisor, office manager, or manager in local, state, federal, or non-profit organizations.
Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in basic arithmetic operations.
1 Students may substitute a higher-level math. Consult an academic advisor for appropriate selection.
2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
3 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
4 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.
5 ECO 201 or 202 may be substituted for ECO 120.
6 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.
7 PBS elective may be selected from ACC, CON, BUS, ECO, FIN, ITD, ITE, ITN, ITP, MKT, PBS, or PLS.