Tompkins Cortland Community College

POSC112 - Introduction to Public Administration


This is an introductory level course on public administration in the American context. Students study the development and application of basic principles and concepts underlying how public policies are designed, implemented, and evaluated by federal, state and local bureaucracies in a democratic political system. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.