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Minor in PA

About Minors at CSUSB

The minor is a pattern of courses similar to the major, but less comprehensive. The number of units required for a minor varies with each department. Requirements are listed in each department's section of the catalog, refer to the page numbers given. Minors can only be granted for the same term in which the student graduates with an undergraduate degree. Minors will not be automatically dropped if the requirements have not been fulfilled by the term for which the student's graduation is posted. A minor is posted to the official transcript, but does not appear on the diploma.

All minors require a 2.0 grade point average. 

A minor must be declared on the Minor Request Form, available in the Office of the Registrar. If the requested minor is in the same department as the major, the department chair's approval will be required on the form.

Requirements for a minor in Public Administration (18 units):

Upper-division requirements (15) 

Upper-division requirements (15)
Course  Course Description Number of Units
PA 3800 Introduction to Public Administration  (3)
PA 3150 Society, Business, & Global Governance  (3)
PA 4620 Managing Human Resources in the Public Sector  (3)
PA 4630 Governmental Budgeting  (3)
PA 4700 Public Policy and Administration  (3)

Total Units: 15

Three units chosen from the following courses: (3)

Three units from the following courses: (3)
Course Course Description
PA 3070 Public Relations in the Public Sector
PA 5010 Administrative Leadership
PA 5140 Nonprofit Management and Leadership
PA 5150 Executive Nonprofit Leadership
PA 5170 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grantwriting
PA 5190 Managing Diversity in Organizations
PA 5210 Urban Growth and Planning
PA 5280 Intergovernmental Relations and Policy Networks
PA 5570 Public Sector Labor Relations
PA 5640 Local Public Administration
PA 5730 Public Transportation Systems
Total Units 3

Total Units                                                                                                                                                                   18