Public Administration (PADM)Human Ecology

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

PADM 4717

The course utilizes discussions, presentations, research papers, and simulations to explore the policy, financial, and business implications, opportunities, and risks, of climate change, specifically the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PADM 5717

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19622 PADM 4717   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 4858

Through discussions, presentations, and research papers, we will examine increasing US inequality, and the interaction of business's role and impacts, alongside potential policy prescriptions (UBI, tax ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PADM 5858SOC 4850SOC 5850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19623 PADM 4858   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 111
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Riedl, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5000

This course is for students wishing to do independent study with a PADM faculty member. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10898 PADM 5000   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Miller, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10899 PADM 5000   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Johnson, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10900 PADM 5000   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Mathiason, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11019 PADM 5000   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ahmad, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20141 PADM 5000   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Oct 7, 2022
    • Eiseman, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5009

This course prepares MPA students to enter the job market with the expertise and experience to launch a successful career as well as obtain professional skills necessary to be leaders in the field of public ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 17829 PADM 5009   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5110

This course prepares students to work within government departments and agencies, state and local authorities, and nonprofit public benefit corporations; and with private firms working in the public interest ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10897 PADM 5110   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17859 PADM 5110   SEM 102

    • MW Savage Hall 100
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lamb, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5119

This course for Executive MPA students addresses the role of leaders and leadership in public organizations (i.e., government entities). The course will be especially valuable for students considering ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 12031 PADM 5119   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Nov 14 - Dec 17, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

PADM 5122

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 20595 PADM 5122   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

PADM 5128

Debates on theories and practice of international development suggest that there have been serious challenges in ensuring aid effectiveness. Substantial investments made by 'donor' countries often fail ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 20210 PADM 5128   LEC 001

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Aug 29 - Sep 24, 2022
    • Ahmad, R

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMPA students.

PADM 5210

The primary learning goals of this course are (1) to understand the core concepts of microeconomics and (2) to develop analytical/problem-solving skills. This course differs from typical intermediate-level ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10933 PADM 5210   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5310

This class is an applied introduction to multivariate statistical inference that is aimed at graduate students with little prior statistical experience, and satisfies the Quantitative Methods and Analytics ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17965 PADM 5310   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17966 PADM 5310   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17967 PADM 5310   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17968 PADM 5310   LAB 403

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17969 PADM 5310   LAB 404

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5313

An introduction to statistical methods commonly used in managerial decision making.  Topics to be covered include the descriptive analysis of data, inferential methods (estimation and hypothesis testing), ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 11822 PADM 5313   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Sep 24, 2022
    • Van Es, C

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

PADM 5342

The course examines results-based management of the programs and projects of international organizations, public and not-for-profit, with an emphasis on the evaluation aspect. To do this, it examines how ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 0.5 Credits Graded

  • 20214 PADM 5342   LEC 001

    • S Online Meeting
    • Oct 8 - Oct 29, 2022
    • Mathiason, J

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMPA students.

PADM 5343

This course is a general introduction to evaluation research for assessing social programs and interventions. The course uses an evolutionary and systems thinking perspective on evaluation. Students will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 12032 PADM 5343   LEC 001

    • TR
    • Nov 14 - Dec 17, 2022
    • Trochim, W

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous

PADM 5414

This hands-on, graduate-level course is designed to prepare leaders how to best manage public sector projects including but not limited to government agencies, nonprofits, consulting firms, and think tanks. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11009 PADM 5414   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17855 PADM 5414   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5415

This EMPA course is designed to prepare leaders how to best manage public sector projects including but not limited to government agencies, nonprofits, consulting firms, and think tanks. The goal of this ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 0.5 Credits Graded

  • 20344 PADM 5415   LEC 001

    • MTWRF
    • Dec 12 - Dec 16, 2022
    • Brenner, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to EMPA students.

PADM 5423

In this course, you will construct and interpret accounts of revenue, accounts receivable, inventory, assets, long-term debt, and equity. You will have the opportunity to examine the rules for financial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 11090 PADM 5423   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Oct 3 - Nov 5, 2022
    • Quinn, L

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

PADM 5424

This course will contribute to the success of future public and nonprofit leaders by introducing them to a critical aspect of public service management….budgeting and finance. The class covers the terminology, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 11087 PADM 5424   LEC 001

    • TR
    • Oct 3 - Nov 5, 2022
    • Musell, R

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous

PADM 5430

In this course students will learn how to develop marketing strategies and messages for nonprofit organizations and how to apply these strategies to the promotion of public policy. Students will understand ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 0.5 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 20211 PADM 5430   LEC 001

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Nov 7 - Dec 3, 2022
    • Eiseman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMPA students.

PADM 5431

This course is designed for graduate students considering a career in the non-profit sector. It will provide an overview of philanthropy, specific giving vehicles (annual fund, major gifts, capital gifts, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ILRID 6431

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 20097 PADM 5431   LEC 002

    • MW
    • Oct 12 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sandberg, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5433

This graduate-level course addressing change management processes in public administration is designed for Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) students pursuing careers in government agencies, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 20216 PADM 5433   LEC 001

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Oct 3 - Oct 29, 2022
    • Rivero, T

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMPA students.

PADM 5441

The course explores policy writing in its various forms, including: memos, briefs, position papers, op-eds, legislative testimony, formal letters, email, press releases, and social media. This course will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17834 PADM 5441   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17835 PADM 5441   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5442

The course explores policy writing in its various forms, including: memos, briefs, position papers, op-eds, legislative testimony, formal letters, email, press releases, and social media. While this course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 11823 PADM 5442   LEC 001

    • MW
    • Aug 22 - Sep 24, 2022
    • Lamb, D

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous

PADM 5449

This course serves as an introduction to systems thinking methods and technical tools in the field of public affairs.  Students will develop skills that allow them to understand how to improve their analysis ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10852 PADM 5449   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5450

This course develops from a general discussion of the differences between management of international public and NGO organizations and similar organizations at the national level or below, through ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10764 PADM 5450   LEC 001

    • MW Caldwell Hall 100
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Mathiason, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    MPA Students or Instructor Permission.

PADM 5455

The purpose of this seminar is to provide graduate students with an introduction to the scholarly development of comparative public administration, as well as criteria for comparison in public leadership, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one field studies. Combined with: PADM 5458

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18463 PADM 5455   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

  • 20441 PADM 5455   FLD 801

    • MTWRFS TBA
    • Nov 13 - Nov 18, 2022
    • O'Toole, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course has a required field trek to San Jose, Costa Rica, November 13-18, 2022.

PADM 5458

The purpose of this experiential learning seminar is to provide graduate students with an introduction to the scholarly development of comparative public administration, as well as criteria for comparison ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: PADM 5455

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 20442 PADM 5458   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

  • 20443 PADM 5458   FLD 801

    • MTWRFS TBA
    • Nov 13 - Nov 18, 2022
    • O'Toole, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class requires a field trek to San Jose, Costa Rica, November 13-18, 2022.

PADM 5634

This interdisciplinary graduate-level survey course addresses issues related to the nature and extent of corruption and fraud, waste, and abuse in the public sector, and in private/nonprofit ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17858 PADM 5634   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5717

The course utilizes discussions, presentations, research papers, and simulations to explore the policy, financial, and business implications, opportunities, and risks, of climate change, specifically the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PADM 4717

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17831 PADM 5717   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5833

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives are hot-button topics, but what do they really mean? Inclusion, the ideal state, happens when people feel like they are an insider; they experience a feeling ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 0.5 Credits Graded

  • 20596 PADM 5833   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

PADM 5848

Unemployment is damaging to individuals, families, and society. Governments around the world have attempted to mitigate these harms, in some countries through generous out-of-work benefits, targeted retraining ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: ILRID 4635ILRID 6635LAW 6635

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 19921 PADM 5848   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 108
    • Aug 22 - Oct 7, 2022
    • Greer, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5857

This course is an introductory overview of the R programming language as it is applied to social science research, specifically data management and descriptive statistics. Through the fourteen (14) modules ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5 Credits Graded

  • 20208 PADM 5857   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMPA students.

PADM 5858

Through discussions, presentations, and research papers, we will examine increasing US inequality, and the interaction of business's role and impacts, alongside potential policy prescriptions (UBI, tax ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PADM 4858SOC 4850SOC 5850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17949 PADM 5858   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 111
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Riedl, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5859

Even organizations with the best intentions could negatively impact human rights. Has your organization conducted due diligence of its operations to identify potential human rights concerns? Does your ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5 Credits Graded

  • 20209 PADM 5859   LEC 001

    • TBA Online Meeting
    • Aug 29 - Sep 24, 2022
    • Mariama-Arthur, K

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMPA students.

PADM 5900

This class teaches practical skills that will enable students to work with clients in the local community, learn about organizational structure and culture, and gain real-world experience as they complete ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10864 PADM 5900   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5910

Provides 2nd year MPA students with opportunities to practice skills they've learned in their coursework and professional experiences to address policy or management problems for real-world clients in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: CIPA Domestic Capstone

  • 10441 PADM 5910   SEM 102

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5930

This 7 week seminar course will focus on writing for policy and professional audiences in public affairs. This course is directed toward second-year students in the MPA program who plan to complete ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

  • 11935 PADM 5930   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5949

This engaged learning course will connect students to real-world problems in systems thinking, mapping, and leadership.  Students will learn about how to apply a range of cutting-edge tools in systems ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 0.5-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11094 PADM 5949   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PADM 5950

Provides 2nd year MPA students with opportunities to practice skills they've learned in their coursework and professional experiences to address policy or management problems for real-world clients in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10842 PADM 5950   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to: MPA students.

PADM 5953

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1.5-3 Credits Graded

  • 11091 PADM 5953   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 0.5-3 Credits Graded

  • 20597 PADM 5953   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous