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Program: Bachelor of Arts Public Sector Management
Cohort #: PSM25 Start Term: Fall 2017 Mode: Online Last Revised: 6/8/2018
Tuition: $612 per credit unit / $1,836 per 3-credit course

In addition to completing regular online assignments, the PSM program typically meets weekly for live (online) ZOOM sessions one week night per week, in each class, between 6pm and 8pm Pacific Time, with a start time no later than 6:30pm. The specific day/time for live sessions will be announced no later than one month before the cohort launch.

Course No. Course Title Class Dates
Fall 2017
Distance Learning Orientation
Self-paced orientation to online learning
Facilitated by Tseng Distance Learning
2 weeks: August 14 –August 25, 2017
POLS 360
(3 units)
Public Administration
#20358 Henrik Minassians
16 weeks: August 26 –December 17, 2017
COMS 323
(3 units)
Group Communication **
#20322 Gigi Hessamian
8 weeks: August 26 – October 20, 2017
SBS 320
(3 units)
Social Science Research Methods
#20450 Dominic Little
8 weeks: October 21 – December 17, 2017
SPRING 2018
POLS 361
(3 units)
Introduction to Public Policy
#20027 Tyler Hughes
16 weeks: January 20 – May 18, 2018
COMS 356
(3 units)
Intercultural Communication **
#20023 Elyse Warford
8 weeks: January 20 – March 16, 2018
Spring Break: March 19 - 25
SOC 401
(3 units)
Class, Status and Power
#20029 Lori Campbell
8 weeks: March 17 – May 18, 2018
Spring Break: March 19 - 25
Summer 2018
SOC 400
(3 units)
Organizational Theory
#10908 James Ballard
6 weeks: May 29 – July 10, 2018
Zoom Sessions: Wednesday nights (6pm-8pm)
POLS 403
(3 units)
State and Local Government
#10928 Martin Saiz
6 weeks: July 11 – August 21, 2018
Zoom Sessions: Wednesday nights (6pm-8pm)
FALL 2018
POLS 466
(3 units)
Politics of Public Spending
Lawrence Sandy Bailey
16 weeks: August 25 – December 18, 2018
Zoom Sessions: Wednesday nights (6pm-8pm)
POLS 406
(3 units)
Fundamentals of Policy Analysis
Tyler Hughes
8 weeks: August 25– October 19, 2018
Zoom Sessions: Tuesday nights (6pm-8pm)
SOC 356
(3 units)
Social Welfare Institutions
Moshoula Capous-Desyllas
8 weeks: October 20 – December 18, 2018
Zoom Sessions: Thursday nights (6pm-8pm)
SPRING 2019
POLS 380
(3 units)
Los Angeles: Past, Present, Future 16 weeks: January 22 – May 20, 2019
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)
URBS 310
(3 units)
Growth and Sustainable Development of Cities 8 weeks: January 22 – March 25, 2019
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)
Spring Break: March 18 - 24
SOC 426
(3 units)
Social Legislation and Social Policy 8 weeks: March 26 – May 20, 2019
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)
Spring Break: March 18 - 24
SUMMER 2019
POLS 407
(3 units)
Policy Implementation and Program Evaluation 6 weeks: May 28 – July 9, 2019
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)
COMS 309
(3 units)
Advanced Public Speaking** 6 weeks: July 10 – August 20, 2019
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)
FALL 2019
POLS 462
(3 units)
Ethics in Politics and Administration 8 weeks: Aug 24 – Oct 18, 2019
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)
COMS 454
(3 units)
Communication and Technology 8 weeks: Oct 19 – Dec 17, 2019
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)
SPRING 2020
SOC 350
(3 units)
Population Dynamics 8 weeks: Jan 25 – Mar 25, 2020
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)
COMS 494/L
(3 units)
Internship in Communication Studies and Lab 8 weeks: Mar 26 – May 22, 2020
(Check Canvas for Zoom Session Info)

Additional Schedule Notes:

  • Note: The program course sequence, as well as courses and dates are subject to change.
  • ** Course meets Upper-Division General Education requirements

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