Bachelor of Social Science Degree Programme Major Public Administration + Other MAJOR

Level 100

Semester 1

Core Courses

PAD101 Introduction to Public Administration (3)
ECO111 Basic Micro Economics (3)
STA111 Basic Statistics (3) Plus
ICT121 Computer Skills Fundamentals 1 (2)
COM151 Communication and Academic Literacy Skills (3)
and Other Major course.
Total Credits 17

Semester 2

Core Courses

PAD102 Institutions & Processes of Public Administration (3)
ECO112 Basic Macro Economics (3)
STA112 Statistical Tools Economics (3) (Prereq STA111)
ICT122 Computer Skills Fundamentals 1 (2)
COM152 Academic and Professional Communication (Social Sciences) (3)
Plus one Other Major course.
Total Credits 17

Level 200

Semester 1

Core Courses

PAD201 Organisation Theories (3)
LAW234 Constitutional Law (3)
ECO221 Intermediate Microeconomics for Non-majors (3) or
ECO211 Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
Plus Two Other Major courses (6)
Total Credits 15

Semester 2

Core Courses

PAD202 Public Administration in Botswana (3)
ECO222 Intermediate Macroeconomics for Non-Majors (3) or
ECO212 Intermediate Macro Economics (3)
SOC226 Concepts & Principles of Social Research (3)
Total Credits 17

Level 300

Semester 1

Core Courses

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

One Optional Course from:

PAD303 Local Government Management (3) or
Optional Course from other major Plus
one Elective (3), and Other Major course.
Total Credits 15

Semester 2

Core Courses

PAD307 Human Resource Development (3)
LAW237 Administrative LAW (3)

One Optional course from:

PAD304 Public Enterprise Management (3)
ENS301 Contemporary Environmental Issues (2) or
ENS402 Natural Resource Management & Economics (2) or
Optional Course from the Major (3)
Plus Two Other Major courses (6)
Total Credits 15
Level 400

Semester 1

Core Courses

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

Two Optional Courses from:

PAD403 Internship (3)
PAD407 Comparative Public Administration (3)
PAD405 Case Studies in Public Policy or
Optional Course from other major (3)
One other Major Course (3)
Total Credits 15

Semester 2

Core Courses

PAD404 Contemporary Issues in Public Administration (3)

One Optional Course from

PAD406 Ethics and Accountability (3)
PAD408 International Administration (3)
PAD410 Public Financial Administrations (3)
PAD412 Research Project in Public Administration
or Optional Course from other major Plus
One Elective (3)
Two other Major Courses (6)
Total Credits 15