MPA form

MPA Advising Form

Please print and use pencil

Student Name____________________________________________________________________

Current Address_________________________________________________________________

Position and Place of Work (if applicable) ___________________________________________

Cell Phone______________________________ Home Phone_____________________________

Work Phone____________________________ E-mail____________________________________

Semester Entered MPA Program____________ Anticipated Semester of Completion___________

MPA Faculty Advisor___________________________________

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION (based on insufficient academic preparation). Check all that apply based on admissions review.                                                                                                       CHECK WHEN COMPLETED     

_____ Must take Govt. 100, 550 (survey) or equiv. prior to or concurrent with core   _________

_____ Must take Govt 330, 540 or equivalent during first year                                    _________
_____ Must complete Govt 502 during first year enrolled in the program                   _________
_____ Must fulfill accounting requirement prior to taking budgeting                           _________
_____ Must take an economics course as part of program of study                               _________
_____ Other (explain) __________________________________________________ _______

CORE CURRICULUM (18 credits):
                                    Semester        Grade                Instructor
GOVT 502 Methods       _________       _________          ___________________________

GOVT 541 Budgeting     _________       _________          ___________________________

GOVT 542 HR                _________       _________          ___________________________

GOVT 544 Analysis        _________       _________          ___________________________

GOVT 547 Org Theory  _________       _________          ___________________________

GOVT 549 Ethics           _________       _________          ___________________________

PROGRAM OF STUDY (Application for Admission to Candidacy for Master’s Degree):
Should be filed upon completion of 12 credit hours of graduate course work.

Date Submitted _________________ Option Selected: Thesis ___________or Internship__________

GRADUATE MINOR (12 Credits):

Is student pursuing a minor? Yes_______ No________
If yes, in what field? _____________________________________________________________

List courses taken to fulfill minor requirements:
Course Credit
Prefix & No.    CourseTitle                      Semester    Hours    Grade     Instructor
_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

GRADUATE ELECTIVES (9 to 18 credits minimum):
Course Credit
Prefix & No.    Course Title                   Semester    Hours       Grade    Instructor

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

_________       ________________________ ________    ______     ______   _______________

 

THESIS/INTERNSHIP (6 credits):

Thesis Option
Date Prospectus Approved______________________Thesis Advisor_______________________________
Faculty Approving Prospectus______________________ _______________________ __________________

               Semester       Credits          Grade

GOVT 599 _________      _________      _______

                 _________      _________      _______

                 _________      _________      _______

Thesis title _______________________________________________________________________

OR

Internship Option
                  Semester       Grade       Academic Advisor
GOVT 510    __________    _______    ___________________________________________
Placement _____________________________________________________________________________________
Agency Supervisor (Name, Position & Phone Number) ________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________

                   Semester        Grade       Instructor
GOVT 519   ___________    ________  ____________________________________________

ORAL EXAMINATION
Chair ____________________________________________________________________________

MPA Member ____________________________________

MPA Member_____________________________________

Dean’s Representative (Name and Dept)* ___________________________________________________

* must be from minor department if student claims a minor

Date Form filed to Schedule Oral Exam**______________    Date of Oral Exam _____________

Outcome of Oral Exam_____________

** must have removed all incompletes and, if pursuing the internship option, must have a B- or better in Govt 519

Date MPA Degree Awarded ____________________________________________________________________