National College of Public Administration and Governance

Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration curriculum
 

NATIONAL COLLEGE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND GOVERNANCE
BACHELOR OF ARTS (PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION)
(Revised , 1st semester 2002-2003)

First Year

First Semester

Second Semester

Course

Course Title

Units

Course

Course Title

Units

 

GE (Arts & Humanities)*

3

 

GE (Arts & Humanities)*

3

 

GE (Social Science & Philo)*

3

 

GE (Social Science & Philo)*

3

 

GE (Math, Science & Technology)*

3

 

GE (Math, Science & Technology)*

3

PA 11

Intro to Public Administration

3

PA  108

Philippine Administration Thought & Institutions

3

Socio 11

Phil. Contemporary Social Issues

3

Math 11

College Algebra

3

PE

 

(2)

Fil 25

Mga Ideya at Estilo

3

MS 11

 

(1.5)

PE

 

(2)

 

 

 

MS 11

 

(1.5)

Second  Year

First Semester

Second Semester

Course

Course Title

Units

Course

Course Title

Units

 

GE (Arts & Humanities)*

3

 

GE (Arts & Humanities)*

3

 

GE (Social Science & Philosophy)*

3

 

GE (Social Science & Philosophy)*

3

 

GE (Math, Science & Technology)*

3

 

GE (Math, Science & Technology)*

3

PA 111

Management of Organizations

3

PA 122

Tech in Personnel Management

3

Socio 11

Public Personnel Administration

3

PA 131

Public Fiscal Administration

3

Econ 11

Introductory Economics

3

Acctg 1

Intro to Financial Accounting

3

PE

 

(2)

PE

 

(2)

MS 11

 

(1.5)

MS 11

 

(1.5)

Third Year

                 First Semester

Second Semester

Course

Course Title

Units

Course

Course Title

Units

 

GE (Arts & Humanities)*

3

 

GE (Math, Science & Technology)*

3

 

GE (Social Science & Philosophy)*

3

PA 132

Public Accounting & Budgeting

3

PA 141

Public Policy & Program Administration

3

PA 142

Tools for Policy Analysis

3

PA 113

Office & Systems Management

3

PA 146

Administrative Law

3

Psych 101

General Psychology

3

Psych 108

Sikolohiyang Pilipino

3

Pol Sci 11

Intro to Political Science

3

Stat 101

Elementary Statistics

3

 

Summer

Course Title

Units

PA 181

Internship Governmental Organization

6

Fourth Year

First Semester

Second Semester

Course

Course Title

Units

Course

Course Title

Units

PA 191

Special Topics in Pub Ad

3

PA 143

Prog. & Project Dev & Management

3

PA 172

Public Ad & the Economic System

3

PA 161

Ethics & Accountability in the  Public Service

3

PA 151

Local Government & Regional Administration

3

PA 199.2

Research Methods in PA II

3

PA 199.1

Res Methods in PA 1

3

PI 100

The Life & Works of Jose Rizal

3

 

Elective

3

 

Elective

3

 

Elective

3

 

 

 

Total Number of Units: 144
*6 units of GE courses must be in Philippine Studies in any domain


Description of Courses
Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration

PA 11 - INTRO TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION. Understanding of the language and basic concepts of public administration and its development as a field of study.
Credit: 3 units.

PA 108 - PHILIPPINE ADMINISTRATIVE THOUGHT AND INSTITUTIONS. Theories and ideas underlying the Philippine administrative system; the general structure of the Philippine bureaucracy; its principal operating features, including the personnel system, the financial system, the processes of policy-making, national-local relations, and major problems areas.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite: PA 11, or consent of instructor.

PA 111 - MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONS. Understanding the major theories and practices of organization and management, and their relevance to the Philippines.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite
: PA 11.

PA 113 - OFFICE AND SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT. The management of a government office, with emphasis on records and property management, systems improvement, modern office equipment, and the design and implementation of a management information system.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisites: PA 111 or consent of instructor.

PA 121 - PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION. Survey of developments and current trends in personnel management. An introduction to basic personnel techniques, such as position classification and selection.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite: PA 11.

PA 122 - TECHNIQUES IN PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT. Techniques in personnel management at the agency level.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite: PA 121.

PA 131 - PUBLIC FISCAL ADMINISTRATION. The organization and procedure of efficient fiscal management including tax administration, expenditure control, auditing, purchasing, and debt administration.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite
: PA 11.

PA 132 - PUBLIC ACCOUNTING AND BUDGETING. Budgeting and accounting for the government service.
Credit: 3 units.
Prerequisite: PA 131.

PA 141 - PUBLIC POLICY AND PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION. Public policy formulation and implementation; administration and evaluation of public programs.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite
: PA 11.

PA 142 - TOOLS FOR POLICY ANALYSIS. Principles, concepts and techniques for systematic analysis and decision - making in public policy and management.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite
: PA 141.

PA 143 - PROGRAM AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT. Concepts, methods and processes in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs and projects.
Credit: 3 units.
Prerequisite: PA 141.

PA 146 - ADMINISTRATIVE LAW. An examination of basic principles of law with which the administrator should be familiar; judicial enforcement of administrative decisions, and legal remedies against administrative action.
Credit: 3 units.
Prerequisite: PA 11, Political Science 11.

PA 151 - LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION. The administrative organizations and operations of local governments; the structure and processes of regional administration.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite
: PA 11.

PA 160 - POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION. Consideration of political goals of the nation, including nation building, legitimacy and other issues of political development, the role of the bureaucracy in their attainment, reciprocal influence of politics and administration.
Credit: 3 units.
Prerequisite: PA 108, Political Science 11.

PA 161 - ETHICS AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE. Ethical questions and behavior in the public service and the issue of administrative accountability.
Credit: 3 units.

PA 172 - PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND THE ECONOMIC SYSTEM. Consideration of the economic role of government; principal forms of governmental intervention in the economy; and the role of public administration in the implementation of economic policies.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite
: PA 11 and Econ 11.

PA 181 - INTERNSHIP IN GOVERNMENTAL ADMINISTRATION. Practical experience in government offices under the supervision of a faculty member of the College.
Credit: 6 units. Prerequisite
: 12 units of public administration.

PA 191 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
Prerequisite: PA 111, 121 or 131.

PA 199.1 RESEARCH METHODS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION I. Introduction to research design, documentation, analysis and other research methods in public administration, and the use of computers in data processing and analysis.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite
: Stat 101.

PA 199.2 RESEARCH METHODS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION II The conduct of research through the administration of a data gathering instrument, analysis of data collected and the writing of a research report.
Credit: 3 units. Prerequisite
: PA 199.1.