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The class information below is updated daily. For class descriptions, prerequisites, fees and others information please select the underlined class title below. Students must ensure all prerequisites are met prior to registering for classes.

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PADM Public Administration

Introduction to the field of public administration, dealing with the scope, nature, history, current context, and basic tools in the study of public administration. Topics include the social, economic, and political environments of public administration, bureaucratic politics, power and authority, law, ethics, basic models, and comparative administration. This gateway course for the M.P.A. program provides an introduction to graduate studies, library research skills, and a focus on written and oral communication skills.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72922 JD1 Kathlene DiLorenzo
Distance Ed ELIVE
Monday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

PADM 604
3 CR
Introduces basic quantitative and qualitative methods of social science research as applied to policy and administrative problems. Addresses research design, data collection and analysis methods, interpretation and evaluation of published research.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72923 JD1 Kathlene DiLorenzo
Distance Ed ELIVE
Tuesday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

Presents organization theory and builds practical management skills. Develops a working understanding of how organizational structure and environment relate to the success of an organization, and improves skills critical to leading, managing, and working in an organization, including leadership, individual and group decision-making, personal and group communication, motivation and fostering creativity, and conflict resolution.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72925 JD1 James Powell
Distance Ed ELIVE
Tuesday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Admitted to the MPA program or instructor approval.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials prior to class. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

Addresses the theoretical analysis and practical application of public policy, including theories of policy formation, with particular emphasis on the political environment of the public and non-profit sectors. Mixed methodologies will be addressed in the analysis of the creation, implementation and evaluation of public policy in the context of administrative law and the construct of ethical decision making.
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77373 JD1 Peggy Weaver
Distance Ed ELIVE
Tuesday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Admission to the M.P.A. Program or Instructor's Approval.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials prior to class. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

PADM 616
3 CR
Provides an orientation to personal and organizational leadership in public, not-for-profit, and higher education organizations; provides for a deeper understanding of a personal leadership philosophy and the development of leadership ability and skills applicable to individual practice as a public administrator.
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77374 JD1 Cathy LeCompte
Distance Ed ELIVE
Thursday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree or instructor permission.

Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials prior to class. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a comprehensive analysis of individual and group behavior in organizations. Its purpose is to provide an understanding of how organizations can be managed more effectively and at the same time enhance the quality of employees work life. Topics include human resources and strategic planning, leadership, motivation, rewarding behavior, managing stress, individual and group behavior, conflict management, power and politics, job design, organizational structure, decision making, communication, and organizational change and development.
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77375 JD1 Ljubomir LJ Medenica
Distance Ed ELIVE
Thursday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Admitted to the MPA Program or Instructor's Approval.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials prior to class. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

Examines economics both as a determinant of public policy and as a tool of the public administration. Topics include how markets allocate resources, the role of government in a market economy, market failures and responses, problems of efficiency vs. equity, and application of microeconomic tools to analysis of Alaska and national policy issues.
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72927 JD1 Ljubomir LJ Medenica
Distance Ed ELIVE
Wednesday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Admitted to MPA Program or instructor's approval.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible for ordering textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

Survey of theory, practice, problems and politics of financial management in governmental units, revenue sources, budgetary planning and control, methods of debt financing, and intergovernmental relationships. Addresses federal, state, and local perspectives.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76596 JD1 Ljubomir LJ Medenica
Distance Ed ELIVE
Tuesday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Admitted to MPA Program or instructor's approval.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

PADM 635
3 CR
Analyzes the essentials of natural resource public policy, including decision-making, institutions and players, historic and current issues and trends, and the relationship of policy to administration. The focus is on natural resources as part of a social-ecological system (e.g. timber, wildlife, water, recreation) with attention to modern environmental issues (e.g. air and water quality, waste, acid rain, biodiversity). Special attention is given to issues relevant to Alaska. A stakeholder and sustainability approach will be used to frame the issues.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76598 JD1 James Powell
Distance Ed ELIVE
Monday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Admission to the M.P.A. Program or instructor's approval.

Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

PADM 645
3 CR
Examines the management and administration of local and regional government with an emphasis on rural and non rural governance in Alaska and other selected circumpolar cities. A practical perspective including the responsibilities of delivering local services such as planning, public safety, financial management, project management, will be explored, integrating more recent innovative approaches such as resilient and sustainability concepts will also be discussed.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77377 JD1 James Powell
Distance Ed ELIVE
Wednesday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Admission to the M.P.A. Program or instructor's permission.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials prior to class. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

PADM 661
3 CR
Explore nonprofit organization as a mission-based and market-driven business, as a social enterprise, with an entrepreneurial orientation and management. To foster new growth and effectiveness, leaders and managers in nonprofit organizations need to combine business management knowledge and skills with social sector acumen to yield a sustainable enterprise that produces both financial and social returns.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77378 JD1 Ljubomir LJ Medenica
Distance Ed ELIVE
Monday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Admission to the M.P.A. Program or instructor's approval.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials prior to class. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

PADM 688
3 CR
Introduces students to the theories, concepts, and analytical tools used in the evaluation of public programs and policies. Examines conceptualization and practicality of measures that accurately evaluate performance. Explores the dynamics of evaluating program process and structure in a political environment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72933 JD1 Kathlene DiLorenzo
Distance Ed ELIVE
Wednesday
6:00p - 8:45p
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Admission to the M.P.A. Program or instructor approval.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet, microphone and speakers (or earphones). Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. Students are responsible to order textbooks at least one week prior to the first class to ensure timely receipt of materials prior to class. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

Final course in the M.P.A. curriculum. Students review, synthesize and apply concepts and methods learned during the degree program to the evaluation of a public or nonprofit organization. Intended as a program review and assessment tool.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
72934 JD1 Kathlene DiLorenzo
Distance Ed WEB
8/27 - 12/15

Prerequisite: Completion of all other M.P.A. requirements.

Section requirement: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to first day of class from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information and permission to enroll call (907) 796-6402 in Juneau, or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1668 (additional charges may apply)

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