Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration

120 credits

Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration are:

  1. Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours of college-level courses in the degree program, including the lower-division Associate Degree and 42 hours of specified Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration coursework.

  2. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all courses attempted (including transfer hours, but excluding college preparatory courses) and in all courses attempted at Indian River State College.

Refer to General Education Requirements for additional requirements.

Transfer from Associate Degree: 42 credits

General Education Requirement: 36 credits

Major Concentration Courses: 42 credits

Degree Requirements

Common Prerequisite Courses required - 9 credits

CGS 1060College Computing

3 credits

Or

CGS 1100Introduction to Computer Applications for Business

3 credits

ECO 2013Principles of Economics Macro

3 credits

Or

ECO 2023Principles of Economics Micro

3 credits

POS 1041American Government

3 credits

Required Common Prerequisite Courses may be taken as part of the A.A. or A.S. Degree.

Technical Core - 18 credits

Required Technical Core courses may be drawn from Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, Fire Science, Public Administration, Emergency Administration and Management, or Emergency Medical Services disciplines (all 18 credits must be within one discipline). Contact an academic advisor for more details.