Bachelor of Social Science Degree Programme Major in Public Administration + Minor

Level 100

Semester 1

Core Courses

PAD101 Introduction to Public Administration (3)
ECO111 Basic Micro Economics (3)
POL101 Introduction to Political Science (3)
STA111 Basic Statistics (3)
Plus two GECs and one Minor Course.
Total Credits 19

Semester 2

Core Courses

PAD102 Institutions and Processes of Public Administration (3)
POL102 The Modern State (3)
ECO112 Basic Macro Economics (3)
STA112 Statistical Tools Social Research (3) (Prereq STA111)
Plus two GECs and one Minor Course.
Total Credits 19

Level 200

Semester 1

Core Courses

PAD201 Organisation Theories (3)
LAW234 Constitutional Law (3)
ECO221 Intermediate Micro Economics for Non- Majors (3)
Plus one Elective, two GECs and one Minor Course
Total Credits 19

Semester 2

Core Course

PAD202 Public Administration in Botswana (3)
ECO222 Intermediate Macro Economics for Non-Majors (3)

One Optional Course from:

SOC226 Concepts & Principles of Social Research (3)
Plus one Elective,
one GEC and
one Minor Course
Total Credits 17

Level 300

Semester 1

Core Courses

PAD302 Human Resource Management (3)
PAD306 Public Policy Analysis (3)

Two Optional Courses from:

PAD303 Local Government Management (3)
PAD308 Industrial Relations (3)
SOC334 Sociology of Development (3)
Plus one GEC and
one Minor Course
Total Credits 17

Semester 2

Core Courses

PAD307 Human Resource Development (3)
LAW237 Administrative Law (3)
One Optional Course from:
PAD304 Public Enterprise Management (3)
POL308 Politics and Management of Natural Resources (3) or
ENS301 Contemporary Environmental Issues (2) or
ENS476 Natural Resource Management and Economics (2)
Plus two GECs and
one Minor course.
Total Credits 16

Level 400

Semester 1

Core Courses

PAD401 Development Administration (3)
PAD402 Government Budgeting (3)

One Optional Course from:

PAD403 Internship (3)
PAD407 Comparative Public Administration (3)
PAD405 Case Studies in Public Policy Analysis (3)
Plus one Elective and
one Minor course
Total Credits 15

Semester 2

Core Courses

PAD404 Contemporary Issues in Public Administration (3)
PAD410 Public Financial Management (3)

One Optional Course from:

PAD406 Ethics and Public Management (3)
PAD411 Local Government Finance (3)
PAD412 Research Project in Public Administration (3)
Plus one Elective,
one GEC and
one Minor course
Total Credits 17