2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PADM 6662 - Local Government Configurations and Operations


This course will explore the multiple configurations of local governments, including their authority, autonomy, politics, and policy through the perspective of structure and function. It will also give students an understanding of the basic responsibilities and management required to administer local government organizations. Local governments take many forms across the United States. For students who intend to pursue a career in city and local government, it is essential to understand these configurations as well as how they operate. This course will give students a basic understanding of the structures of local government entities within the context of their state governments and the federal government. 3 credits.