Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PAD                                     Course Number: 241                                    
Course Title: Information in Public Administration
Subject: Public Administration
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Public managers manipulate and consume huge amounts of information. Students will learn about information systems used by public, private and nonprofit organizations and their impact on the administration of public programs. Students will use effective methods and techniques of information gathering, evaluation and presentation. The course will also teach students how to evaluate online and other sources. Particular attention will be given to the application of these skills in academic research.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 ,PAD 240.
Corequisite: PAD 240
Start Date:    09/30/2010                         End Date: