Why study public affairs and administration?
The School of Public Affairs and Administration also offers a minor in public administration. All coursework related to the minor is offered at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, Kansas, although PUAD 330/PUAD 331 is also offered in Lawrence. The minor requires 18 hours of PUAD coursework. Six of these credits will consist of required core coursework, and the additional twelve will consist of elective PUAD courses.
Requirements for the Minor
KU Edwards Campus
|Public Administration Minor Core Courses (6)|
|Minors must complete a course in each of the following areas:|
|PUAD 330||Introduction to Public Administration||3|
|or PUAD 331||Introduction to Public Administration, Honors|
|PUAD 333||Hard Choices in Public Administration: _____||3|
|Public Administration Required Electives (12)|
|Minors must complete 4 courses (12 hours) in upper-level PUAD (300 level and higher)||12|
Minor Hours & Minor GPA
While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.
Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of KU resident credit in the minor.
Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 18 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.
Minor Junior/Senior Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses (300+) in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.