This degree is designed for students with career interests in public sector management or those seeking leadership roles in public service fields who have had prior study and/or experience in such professions as law enforcement, firefighting, non-profit or non-governmental agency leadership, or municipal/public management. Such background may be demonstrated by an Associate Degree in a related field. Professional licensure, certifications or training may serve as a foundation to this degree, upon approval by Academic Affairs.
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Build on applied expertise through the attainment of new knowledge in management, with specific relevance to the public sector.
- Develop management capacity to enhance individual and organizational performance.
- Apply ethical principles that inform public service management.
- Integrate management theories in an applied field to improve efficiency and effectiveness of organizations.
Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at Granite State College
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for conferral
A minimum grade of C is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
|ENG 500||The Writing Process||4|
|COMM 542||Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics||4|
|COMM 543||Visual Communication||4|
|CRIT 501||Introduction to Critical Inquiry||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Math for Our World|
|Knowledge of Human Behavior & Social Systems||4|
|Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World||4|
|Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression||4|
|CRIT 602||Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking||4|
|IDIS 601||Interdisciplinary Seminar||4|
A minimum grade of C is required in all Major coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
Prerequisite: Must have completed an Associate Degree or equivalent in Public Service Management field.
|Major in Public Service Management|
|MGMT 501||Introduction to Public Administration||4|
|MGMT 566||Organizational Behavior||4|
|HUMN 505||Introduction to Ethics||4|
|POL 550||American Government and Politics||4|
|COMM 605||Professional Communication||4|
|MGMT 620||Effecting Positive Change in Organizations||4|
|COMM 602||Media and Strategic Communication||4|
|MGMT 568||Strategic Data Analysis||4|
|LD 602||Leadership Theory||4|
|MGMT 625||Legal and Ethical Issues in Business Management||4|
|MGMT 626||Project Management Strategies||4|
|MGMT 660||Integrative: Applied Studies in Management||4|
Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the students general education, major, concentration or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree.