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PA 500 Writing for Public Administrators

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Distance Learning Options:

This course provides students with the skills necessary to write a variety of documents commonly produced by public administrators in the field. There are two overriding focal points for the course: 1) Introducing students to writing as a democratic process that will likely involve controversial issues and many different internal and external stakeholders, and 2) Learning about the contemporary writing conventions of government and non-profit organizations. Critical thinking skills will also be emphasized throughout the course.