Course Catalog - Government & Public Administration

Marshall Law & Medical Services High School

Government & Public Administration

Public Services Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles Government and Public Administration M (9-10) #8580

Principles of Government and Public Administration introduces students to foundations of governmental functions and career opportunities within the United States and abroad. Students will examine governmental documents such as the U.S. Constitution, current U.S. Supreme Court and federal court decisions, and the Bill of Rights.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Political Science I M (10-12) #8581

Political Science I introduces students to political theory through the study of governments; public policies; and political processes, systems, and behavior. The Government and Public Administration Career Cluster focuses on planning and performing governmental functions at the local, state, and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue taxation, and regulations.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Political Science II M (11-12) #8582

Political Science II uses a variety of learning methods and approaches to examine the processes, systems, and political dynamics of the United States and other nations. The dynamic component of this course includes current U.S. and world events. The Government and Public Administration Career Cluster focuses on planning and performing governmental functions at the local, state, and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue taxation, and regulations.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Dimensions of Diplomacy M (11-12) #8588

Dimensions of Diplomacy is designed to allow students to master the Thirteen Dimensions that candidates interested in careers with the United States Department of State must demonstrate during the selection process for internships, scholarships, fellowships, and career opportunities. Students will develop global competencies, problem solving, decision-making, professional communication and negotiation skills applicable to all clusters and professions but particularly relevant to international diplomacy and careers with multinational firms.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Planning and Governance M (11-12) #8583

Planning and Governance provides the opportunity for students to formulate plans and policies to meet social, economic, and physical needs of communities. The Government and Public Administration Career Cluster focuses on planning and performing governmental functions at the local, state, and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue taxation, and regulations.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Public Management and Administration M (11- 12) #8584

Public Management and Administration reviews actions and activities that governments and nonprofit administrations commonly use and that resemble private sector management. Students will be introduced to management tools that maximize the effectiveness of different types and styles of administrators and affect the quality of life of citizens in the community.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government( 12) #8587

Planning and Governance provides the opportunity for students to formulate plans and policies to meet social, economic, and physical needs of communities. The Government and Public Administration Career Cluster focuses on planning and performing governmental functions at the local, state, and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue taxation, and regulations.

SEM: 2 CR: 2