PADM 5803. Quantitative Methods Analysis. 3 Hours.

Data analysis techniques, including descriptive and inferential statistics and packaged computer programs. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. (Typically offered: Fall)

PADM 5823. Grant Writing for the Social Sciences. 3 Hours.

This course will teach students the fundamentals of obtaining grants from local, state and federal agencies. (Typically offered: Irregular)

PADM 587V. Professional Development. 1-6 Hour.

Encompasses internships, professional projects if individual is employed full-time and not eligible for an internship, conference and workshop participation, and other activities conducive to the students development as a public service professional. (Typically offered: Fall, Spring and Summer)

PADM 588V. Directed Readings. 1-3 Hour.

Directed readings. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. (Typically offered: Fall, Spring and Summer)

PADM 589V. Independent Research. 1-3 Hour.

Independent Research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. (Typically offered: Fall, Spring and Summer) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

PADM 5903. Risk and Public Policy. 3 Hours.

Examines how concepts of risk serve to justify and shape public policies and risk management practices. (Typically offered: Spring)

PADM 5913. Policy Analysis: Theory and Practice. 3 Hours.

Provides a firm theoretical foundation in, and an ability to apply, the general instruments necessary for professional practice of policy analysis. (Typically offered: Fall)

PADM 5923. The Evolution of Nonprofits and Philanthropy. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the history of philanthropy. Examines philanthropy at the intersection of anthropological theories of giving, social theories related to types of capital and capital exchanges, and economic theories about the role of philanthropy for national economies. (Typically offered: Irregular)