search

 

CONTENTS

general information
academic units
courses
personnel
reference

GENERAL INFORMATION

Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
calendar 6-7
undergraduate education 8-
22
UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
27
graduate education 28-
45
student Life 46-
58
tuition, fees, and financial aid 59-
69
degrees and certificates 70-
71

ACADEMIC UNITS

architecture 72-
76
arts & sciences, AMST-IT 77-
122
Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
175
business administration 176-
185
education
186-
207
engineering 208-
216
hawaiian, asian, and pacific studies 217-
225
health sciences and social welfare 226
interdisciplinary programs 227-
233
law 234-
236
medicine 237-
255
nursing 256-
266
ocean and earth science and technology 267-
284
outreach college 285-
288
public health 289-
292
rotc programs 293-
294
social work
295-
297
travel industry management 298-
303
tropical agriculture and human resources 304-
324
instructional support, research, and Service Units  478-
483

COURSES

overview 325
a - E 326-
379
f - N 379-
427
o - Z 427-
477

PERSONNEL

administration 484-
485
Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
faculty 486-
510
emeriti faculty 511-
517
Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-
527

REFERENCE

appendix 528-
532
glossary 533-
535
campus map

Technical problems?
Email us!
webmaster
@advisers.hawaii.edu

Last updated 6/28/99

 

 

Courses: Public Administration
Public Administration (PUBA)

College of Social Sciences 

PUBA 399 Directed Reading and Research in Public Administration (V) Independent research and reading on topics in public administration, public service, and community development. Pre: consent.

PUBA 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master's Plan B or C candidate and consent.

PUBA 600 Political and Economic System Processes (7) Interprets the American political economy and its public institutions and links these to companion economic institutions. Includes communication processes in organizational settings and information resources relevant to public service work.

PUBA 601 Policy and Organizational Processes (7) Examines origins of policies in social issues; their implementation and evaluation; normal public organizations and the prospects for change; ethical dilemmas in public setting; and the importance of cultural differences in Hawai'i. Pre: 600.

PUBA 612 Ethics and the Public Interest (1) Examination of the relevance of an ethical code for individuals working in public institutions; problems presented by unethical practices; ethical dilemmas faced by individuals. Pre: 600 and 601.

PUBA 613 Cultural Perspectives (1) Aimed at sensitizing students to the significance of culture in public service. The focus is on the cultural differences that individuals bring to settings, as well as culture of organizations. Pre: 600 and 601.

PUBA 620 Reforming Public Organizations (3) Explores the possibilities for reducing the most difficult aspects of the bureaucratic form in public organizations while increasing effectiveness and accountability.

PUBA 622 Strategies of Change (3) Examines the assumptions of the different theories of change; TQM, action research, and organizational culture. Examines different techniques of organizational diagnosis and explores specific interventions. 

PUBA 660 (Alpha) Topics in Public Issues (3) In-depth analysis of significant contemporary issues related to public service work in Hawai'i and the Pacific: (B) public policy theory and analysis; (C) budgetary processes and reform.

PUBA 661 Collaboration Between Sectors (3) Examines theories and practices of multisector collaboration (public, private, nonprofit). The use of collaboration as an alternative way of solving public problems. 

PUBA 662 Applied Policy Analysis (3) Explores significant contemporary policy issues relating to public administration practice. Develops analytic techniques and models of public policy-making processes, and looks at how social forces and political and economic pressures influence policy orientations. Pre: graduate standing and consent.

PUBA 690 Practicum (3) Placement of students in public, private, and nonprofit organizations where they can observe and analyze organizational functions and processes while undertaking projects of use to the host agency. Pre: 600 and 601.

PUBA 699 Directed Reading (V)

PUBA 700 Thesis Research (V)

PUBA 709 Capstone Planning Seminar (1) Develops topics, methods, objective, and resources to guide work of capstone seminar. Pre: 600 and 601.

PUBA 710 Capstone Seminar (3) Integrates public administration core courses by incorporating theoretical, analytical, and practicum observations into examination of public issue of importance to Hawai'i and the Pacific. Pre: 600 and 601.

For key to symbols and abbreviations, see the first page of this section.


<- back