About this Program
Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.
The Department of Political Science provides a high quality educational program for undergraduate students as well as a rigorous honors program. The department also offers a highly selective graduate education ranging from innovative M.A. programs to a comprehensive Ph.D. program.
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P.O. Box 117325
234 ANDERSON HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-7325
Credits earned toward the certificate also count toward the political science major.
|PAD 3003||Introduction to Public Administration (a core course in public administration)||3|
|PUP 3002||Current Controversies in Public Policy (a core course in public policy)||3|
|Select three 3000/4000-level courses from one of the following:||9|
The policy process (e.g., bureaucratic politics)
A substantive policy area (e.g., health politics and policy or politics and ecology)
Students are encouraged to serve an internship in government and to complete an honors thesis in the area of public affairs.