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Management (MGMT)

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The following Management degrees & certificates are offered:

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Public Management/Civil Service

Required Program Units
ACCT 301    Financial Accounting (4) 
BUS 300    Introduction to Business (3)
    or BUS 310    Business Communications (3) (3)
MGMT 310    Introduction to Public Management (3)
    or MGMT 362    Techniques of Management (3) (3) 
MGMT 315    Government Relations and Policy Development (3)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: (3)
    MGMT 498    Work Experience in Management (1-4)
minimum of 3 units from the following: (3)
    ACCT 311    Managerial Accounting (4)
   MGMT 372    Human Relations and Organizational Behavior (3)
   POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States (3)
   PRJMGT 300    Introduction to Project Management (3)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 19

This program is designed for students interested in careers in state, county, or municipal governments and community-based non profit organizations. The curriculum focuses on various competency areas for those wishing either to upgrade their managerial skills or enhance their existing abilities. This program prepares students entering Civil Service careers.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the various types of public agencies: their administrative structures, lines of authority, roles and accountability. 
  • Define the various levels, roles and concepts of public management and develop an understanding of how government works. 
  • Describe the political, intergovernmental and environmental impacts facing public managers. 
  • Distinguish the various federal, state and local fiscal planning cycles and their implications for policy making and program evaluation. 
  • Review the development and management of government budgets, including budget formats, budget cycles, budget processes, operating budgets, analysis of revenue and expenditures, and related expenditure controls, cash management and accounting.

Updated 4/30/18

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