The Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration


The program is designed to equip students with comprehensive awareness of the discipline of Public Administration. The major courses will provide students with in-depth knowledge of the field , and will afford them a smooth and solid transition into the graduate studies as well as professional preparation in the following areas: public sector in various ministries of government, budgeting and the budget process, foreign service, international and regional organizations, multi-national corporations, banking institutions, and other enterprises.

General Education Requirements (33 cr.)

Communication Skills in English and Arabic (6 cr. ENL + 3 cr. ARB)
ENL 213 & ENL 223 or ENL 230, ARB 211, ARB 212, ARB 224, ARB 231, ARB 317

Philosophy and Religion
REG 212, REG 213, REG 215, REG 313, REG 314, ENS 205, PHL 211, PHL 311, POS 345

Cultural Studies & Social Sciences
ARP 215, BAD 201, COA 315, COA 359, ECN 200, ECN 211, ECN 212, FAP 215, HUT 305, HUT 306, LIR 214, MUS 210, NTR 215, PSL 201, SOL 201, SOL 301,SOL 313

Citizenship
HIT 211, IAF 301,POS 201, POS 209, POS 210, POS 225, POS 240, POS 319, POS 337
Students may not fulfill GER requirements with courses required in their major.

Science & Technology
CSC 201, MAT 201, MAT 202, STA 202, AST 201, BIO 201, BIO 202, BIO 203, CHM 211, ENS 201, ENS 202, ENS 206, GIS 211, HEA 201, HEA 204, MIS 201, NTR 201, PHS 207, PHS 211

Major Requirements (45 cr.)

IAF 401, PAD 201, PAD 241, PAD 302, PAD 312, PAD 332, PAD 421, PAD 422, PAD 461, PAD 462, PAD 490, POS 210, POS 345, POS 382, POS 442.

Electives in LPS (21 cr.)

Free Electives (6 cr.)

Minor in PAD (for non-PAD Majors) (18 cr.)

Required: PAD 201, PAD 302, PAD 332, 9 credits of electives from PAD courses

Suggested Program

Fall Semester I (15 Credits)
POS 201 Intro. To Pol. Science 3 cr.
IAF 211 Intro. To Intl. Relations 3 cr.
ENL 213 Sophomore Rhetoric 3 cr.
CSC 201 Computer & its Use 3 cr.
POS 210 Gov. & Inst. Of Leb. 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester I (15 Credits)
PAD 201 Intro. To Public Admin. 3 cr.
POS 240 Law & Society 3 cr.
HIT 211 Hist. Of Leb. & M.E. 3 cr.
ECN 212 Principles of Macro - Economics 3 cr.
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.
       
Summer Session I (6 Credits)
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.
       
Fall Semester II (15 Credits)
PAD 241 Admin. Law 3 cr.
POS 301 Modern Pol. Ideologies 3 cr.
POS 350 Comp. Governments & Pol. 3 cr.
ENL 230 English in the Workplace 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester II (15 Credits)
POS 442 Leb. Constitutional Law 3 cr.
PAD 302 Elements of Pub. Policy 3 cr.
POS 353 Gov. of the M.E. 3 cr.
PAD 332 Admin. Beh. & Org. Theory 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
       
Summer Session II (9 Credits)
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.
       
Fall Semester III (15 credits)
POS 345 Ethics & Leadership 3 cr.
IAF 407 Intl. & Regional Org. 3 cr.
PAD 312 Regulatory Politics 3 cr.
PAD 322 Intl. Pol. Economy 3 cr.
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester III (15 Credits)
PAD 321 State & Local Gov. 3 cr.
PAD 421 Fiscal & Budgetary Pol. Of Leb. 3 cr.
PAD 422 Pol. Admin. Dev. 3 cr.
PAD 462 Public Management 3 cr.
PAD 490 Special Topics in P.A. 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.