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PAA 690 - Practicum

Prerequisite: 12 credits completed in program and permission of Department Chair.

Course Description:This practicum integrates academic theory and the actual practice of public administration. The practicum can take the form of an internship, i.e., an educational work experience within an area related to a student's field of interest and supervised by a professional who has expertise in that field, or a field study project or research paper, which explores a pertinent problem or issue, carried out under the supervision of a faculty member. For the internship, learning objectives are designed by the on-site supervisor, the faculty advisor and the student to ensure coherence between work experience and academic study.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Practicum, Tutorial

Public Administration Department

Course Attributes:
Experiential Learning

Graduate level PAA 601 Minimum Grade of B and Graduate level PAA 602 Minimum Grade of B