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With a public service minor, you will gain a solid theoretical foundation in the study and practice of public service, preparing you for citizenship, leadership, and careers in governmental and non-profit agencies and encouraging a spirit of volunteerism. As a public service professional, you'll have the opportunity to deliver and manage public programs, address critical issues in society, lead change in public policy, and embrace civic responsibility.
Take classes on campus or online
Take a course while simultaneously participating in a service learning projects with local organizations like the Virginia Zoo, Norfolk SPCA and many more
Prepares students to serve as public servants and citizens of their community
An introduction to the study of public service. Emphasis is placed on the history and framework of public service and the study and practice of public administration. Prerequisites: A declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office of the College of Business.
This course provides an overview of ethics, governance and accountability in public service, with particular emphasis on the linkages between these three concepts. The focus is on the ethical context and implications of public management, governance structures, and public sector accountability, particularly in relation to critical social, political, and economic issues. Prerequisites: A declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office of the College of Business.
From the invention of the first simple moving pictures more than 130 years ago to the latest multi-million dollar, high-tech blockbuster, films have served as a vehicle for both political messages and societal critiques. As a unifying theme, we will focus our analysis on the films' implications for the study and practice of public service. Prerequisites: Junior standing and declared major in the University or permission of College of Business Dean's Office.
Students entering the Minor program in Public Service should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
To receive a minor, the student must achieve a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of 200-level courses and prerequisite courses and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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